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The World of William Clissold (1926)
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  1. The Library
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    Wells Redivivus (Review)
    The World of William Clissold, by H.G. Wells
    1. The World of William Clissold by H.G. Wells
    The American Mercury, December 1926, pp. 506-507
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    Mr. Well's Emporium (Review)
    The World of William Clissold, by H.G. Wells
    1. The World of William Clissold by H.G. Wells
    The Saturday Review, November 13, 1926, p. 289
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    One of Wells's Worlds (Review)
    The World of William Clissold, by H.G. Wells
    1. The World of William Clissold by H.G. Wells
    The New Republic, February 2, 1927, pp. 301-302
  4. Reviews of Books
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    Mr. Wells's Newest World (Review)
    The World of William Clissold, by H.G. Wells
    1. The World of William Clissold by H.G. Wells
    The New Republic, October 6, 1926, p. 197
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    Heavens Above and Earth Beneath (Review)
    The World of William Clissold, by H.G. Wells
    1. The World of William Clissold by H.G. Wells
    The Nation, November 24, 1926, p. 536
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    The World and Mr. Wells (Review)
    The World of William Clissold, by H.G. Wells
    1. The World of William Clissold by H.G. Wells
    The Forum, December 1926, pp. 956-957
  7. Books
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    The Play (Review)
    The World of William Clissold, by H.G. Wells
    1. The World of William Clissold by H.G. Wells
    Commonweal, November 3, 1926, p. 644
  8. [+]
    Good Talk (Review)
    The World of William Clissold, by H.G. Wells
    1. The World of William Clissold by H.G. Wells
    The Saturday Review, October 2, 1926, p. 149
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    The End of William Clissold (Review)
    The World of William Clissold, by H.G. Wells
    1. The World of William Clissold by H.G. Wells
    The Bookman (U.K.), November 1926, p. 136
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    Note on a Novel (Review)
    The World of William Clissold, by H.G. Wells
    1. The World of William Clissold by H.G. Wells
    The Bookman, October 1926, pp. 144-146
  11. The Book Table
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    Heap Big Chiefs (2 Reviews)
    The World of William Clissold, by H.G. Wells
    1. The World of William Clissold by H.G. Wells
    2. Debits and Credits by Rudyard Kipling
    The Outlook, October 6, 1926, pp. 182-183
  12. New Books
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    The Progress of William Clissold (2 Reviews)
    The World of William Clissold, by H.G. Wells
    1. The World of William Clissold by H.G. Wells
    2. Mr. Belloc Objects to "The Outline of History" by H.G. Wells
    The Bookman (U.K.), October 1926, p. 31
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    Self-Expression in the Novel (4 Reviews)
    Bellarion the Fortunate, by Rafael Sabatini
    1. Bellarion the Fortunate by Rafael Sabatini
    2. Susan Shane by Roger Burlingame
    3. Heaven Trees by Stark Young
    4. The World of William Clissold by H.G. Wells
    The North American Review, Winter 1926, pp. 720-728
  14. [+]
    The Novel Crop of 1926 (9 Reviews)
    The World of William Clissold, by H.G. Wells
    1. The World of William Clissold by H.G. Wells
    2. Harmer John by Hugh Walpole
    3. The Silver Spoon by John Galsworthy
    4. Lord Raingo by Arnold Bennett
    5. Rough Justice by C.E. Montague
    6. Perella by William J. Locke
    7. Show Boat by Edna Ferber
    8. The Romantic Comedians by Ellen Glasgow
    9. Gallant Lady by Margaret Widdemer
    The Saturday Review, December 4, 1926, pp. 376-377
  15. [+]
    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (70 Reviews)
    Trumps,
    1. Trumps
    2. Revelry by Samuel Hopkins Adams
    3. The Green Dolphin by Sara Ware Bassett
    4. Dreams and Delights by L. Adams Beck
    5. Saint Michael's Gold by H. Bedford-Jones
    6. Bison of Clay by Max Begouen
    7. The Prince's Love Affair by A.H. Bennett
    8. Early Autumn by Louis Bromfield
    9. The Magic Flute by Sara Cone Bryant
    10. The Dancing Floor by John Buchan
    11. West of the Moon by Anna Robeson Burr
    12. Her Son's Wife by Dorothy Canfield
    13. The Wolf, the Cat and the Nightingale by Stanley Hart Cauffman
    14. No Ugly Ducklings by George Agnew Chamberlain
    15. In Days That Are Dead by Hugh Charles Clifford
    16. The Black Hunter by James Oliver Curwood
    17. Palimpsest by H.D.
    18. Sorrell and Son by Warwick Deeping
    19. The Kays by Margaret Deland
    20. The Chariot of Fire by Bernard DeVoto
    21. The Sardonic Smile by Ludwig Diehl
    22. An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
    23. The Thibaults by Roger Martin Du Gard
    24. Introduction to Sally by Elizabeth von Arnim
    25. Galahad by John Erskine
    26. The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine
    27. After Noon by Susan Ertz
    28. Show Boat by Edna Ferber
    29. Power by Lion Feuchtwanger
    30. The Cubical City by Janet Flanner
    31. A Man Could Stand Up by Ford Madox Ford
    32. Ways of Escape by Noel Forrest
    33. Martin Hanner by Kathleen Freeman
    34. Preface to a Life by Zona Gale
    35. The Silver Spoon by John Galsworthy
    36. Labels by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    37. The Romantic Comedians by Ellen Glasgow
    38. The Two Virginities by Herbert S. Gorman
    39. The Widow of Ephesus by Mary Granger
    40. Confession by Cosmo Hamilton
    41. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
    42. Tampico by Joseph Hergesheimer
    43. Coming Through the Rye by Grace Livingston Hill
    44. Joanna Godden Married, and Other Stories by Sheila Kaye-Smith
    45. Debits and Credits by Rudyard Kipling
    46. The Understanding Heart by Peter B. Kyne
    47. The Big Mogul by Joseph C. Lincoln
    48. Perella by William J. Locke
    49. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos
    50. Blencarrow by Isabel Mackay
    51. Orange Street by S.P.B. Mais
    52. Gabrielle by William Babington Maxwell
    53. Some Found Adventure by Robert E. McClure
    54. The Fiddler in Barly by Robert Nathan
    55. The Hard-Boiled Virgin by Frances Newman
    56. Hildegarde by Kathleen Norris
    57. Harvey Garrard's Crime by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    58. The Dark Dawn by Martha Ostenso
    59. Bellarion the Fortunate by Rafael Sabatini
    60. The Last Day by Beatrice Kean Seymour
    61. The Coast of Enchantment by Burton E. Stevenson
    62. Our Wiser Sons by Ralph Straus
    63. Tides by Ada Hilt Street and Julian Street
    64. The Dead Ride Hard by Louis Joseph Vance
    65. Nigger Heaven by Carl Van Vechten
    66. Harmer John by Hugh Walpole
    67. The World of William Clissold by H.G. Wells
    68. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    69. Beau Sabreur by Percival Christopher Wren
    70. The Orphan Angel by Elinor Wylie
    The Bookman, January 1927, pp. 622-624
  16. [+]
    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (71 Reviews)
    Comrade Jill, by Herbert Adams
    1. Comrade Jill by Herbert Adams
    2. Revelry by Samuel Hopkins Adams
    3. This Day's Madness by Adelaide Champneys
    4. Dawn by Irving Bacheller
    5. Alpha by Emery Balint
    6. The Mouls House Mystery by Charles Barry
    7. The Manchu Cloud by James W. Bennett
    8. Early Autumn by Louis Bromfield
    9. The Delectable Mountains by M. Struthers Burt
    10. Her Son's Wife by Dorothy Canfield
    11. Shadows Waiting by Eleanor Carroll Chilton
    12. Ladies and Gentlemen by Irvin S. Cobb
    13. The Field of Mustard by A.E. Coppard
    14. Doomsday by Warwick Deeping
    15. Sorrell and Son by Warwick Deeping
    16. Jill by E.M. Delafield
    17. The Black Knight by Ethel M. Dell
    18. Clad in Purple Mist by Catherine I. Dodd
    19. An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
    20. The Peach's Progress by May Edginton
    21. Galahad by John Erskine
    22. The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine
    23. The Wind of Complication by Susan Ertz
    24. Show Boat by Edna Ferber
    25. Golden Tales of Anatole France by Anatole France
    26. The Silver Spoon by John Galsworthy
    27. The Voice of Dashin by Martin L.A. Gompertz
    28. Children of the Morning by Walter Lionel George
    29. Labels by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    30. The Up-Grade by George Gibbs
    31. The Romantic Comedians by Ellen Glasgow
    32. The Trail of the White Knight by Bruce Graeme
    33. Midsummer Music by Stephen Graham
    34. Under the Tonto Rim by Zane Grey
    35. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
    36. Congai by Harry Hervey
    37. The House of Secrets by Sydney Horler
    38. Winterwise by Zephine Humphrey
    39. The Pope of the Sea by Vicente Blasco-Ibanez
    40. The Longest Shadow by Jeffery E. Jeffery
    41. The Affair in Duplex 9B by William Johnston
    42. Dance Magic by Clarence Budington Kelland
    43. Mystery De Luxe by Rufus King
    44. The Understanding Heart by Peter B. Kyne
    45. The Big Mogul by Joseph C. Lincoln
    46. Lord of Himself by Percy Marks
    47. Sylvia of the Minute by Helen R. Martin
    48. Ulick and Soracha by George Moore
    49. The Happy Tree by Rosalind Murray
    50. Chevrons by Leonard H. Nason
    51. The Hard-Boiled Virgin by Frances Newman
    52. Wild Honey by Frederick Niven
    53. Hildegarde by Kathleen Norris
    54. Mr. Gilhooley by Liam O'Flaherty
    55. The Dark Dawn by Martha Ostenso
    56. Jennifer by John Palmer
    57. Tomorrow Morning by Anne Parrish
    58. Rivers to Cross by Roland Pertwee
    59. The Miniature by Eden Phillpotts
    60. Cherry Square by Grace S. Richmond
    61. Skin-Deep by Naomi Royde-Smith
    62. Corsican Justice by J.G. Sarasin
    63. The Beadle by Pauline Smith
    64. The Dark Gentleman by G.B. Stern
    65. The Plutocrat by Booth Tarkington
    66. Harmer John by Hugh Walpole
    67. The World of William Clissold by H.G. Wells
    68. The Drury Club Case by Sidney Williams
    69. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    70. Beau Sabreur by Percival Christopher Wren
    71. Dew and Mildew by Percival Christopher Wren
    The Bookman, April 1927, pp. 210-212
  17. [+]
    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (93 Reviews)
    The Veil of Glamour, by Clive Arden
    1. The Veil of Glamour by Clive Arden
    2. The Blue Window by Temple Bailey
    3. The Women of the Family by Margaret Culkin Banning
    4. Walls of Glass by Larry Barretto
    5. The Exquisite Perdita by E. Barrington
    6. The Detective's Holiday by Charles Barry
    7. Her Mother's Daughter by Nalbro Bartley
    8. Padlocked by Rex Beach
    9. The Green Lacquer Pavilion by Helen Beauclerk
    10. Petenera's Daughter by Henry Bellamann
    11. Short Turns by Barry Benefield
    12. Lord Raingo by Arnold Bennett
    13. Almost Pagan by J.D. Beresford
    14. The Chinese Parrot by Earl Derr Biggers
    15. Sinister House by Charles G. Booth
    16. Mistress Nell Gwyn by Marjorie Bowen
    17. That Last Infirmity by Charles Brackett
    18. Early Autumn by Louis Bromfield
    19. Tobey's First Case by Clara Louise Burnham
    20. Hangman's House by Donn Byrne
    21. The Silver Stallion by James B. Cabell
    22. The Man They Hanged by Robert W. Chambers
    23. The Lunatic in Charge by J. Storer Clouston
    24. Oklahoma by Courtney Ryley Cooper
    25. The Comedians by Louis Couperus
    26. The Beloved Rajah by A. Elsie Rundall Craig
    27. Dread Dwelling by Richmal Crompton
    28. The Black Hunter by James Oliver Curwood
    29. Sorrell and Son by Warwick Deeping
    30. My Son John by E.B. Dewing
    31. Less Than Kin by Charles Caldwell Dobie
    32. An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
    33. Our Doctors by Maurice Duplay
    34. Styrbiorn the Strong by E.R. Eddison
    35. Introduction to Sally by Elizabeth von Arnim
    36. The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine
    37. After Noon by Susan Ertz
    38. Summer Bachelors by Warner Fabian
    39. Show Boat by Edna Ferber
    40. Daniel Quayne by J.S. Fletcher
    41. O Genteel Lady! by Esther Forbes
    42. I Want to Be a Lady by Maximilian Foster
    43. The Silver Spoon by John Galsworthy
    44. Trail-Makers of the Middle Border by Hamlin Garland
    45. The West Wind by Crosbie Garstin
    46. Portia Marries by Jeannette Phillips Gibbs
    47. She Shall Have Music by Alyse Gregory
    48. Hilda Ware by L. Allen Harker
    49. The Triumphant Rider by Frances Forbes-Robertson Harrod
    50. Leif the Lucky by Clara Sharpe Hough
    51. Mannequin by Fannie Hurst
    52. The Blood of Kings by Reginald Wright Kauffman
    53. The Understanding Heart by Peter B. Kyne
    54. Tin Wedding by Margaret Leech
    55. Mantrap by Sinclair Lewis
    56. The Big Mogul by Joseph C. Lincoln
    57. Perella by William J. Locke
    58. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos
    59. The Tenderfoots by Francis Lynde
    60. Crewe Train by Rose Macaulay
    61. The Fortunes of Hugo by Denis Mackail
    62. The Casuarina Tree by W. Somerset Maugham
    63. The Entertaining Angel by Samuel Merwin
    64. The Dancer and the Friar by Eugene Metour
    65. Wayfarer by Kathleen Millay
    66. Cordelia Chantrell by Meade Minnigerode
    67. The Devil's Guard by Talbot Mundy
    68. Chevrons by Leonard H. Nason
    69. The Black Flemings by Kathleen Norris
    70. Prodigals of Monte Carlo by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    71. To-Morrow's Tangle by Margaret Pedler
    72. Jig-Saw by Eden Phillpotts
    73. White Water by Robert E. Pinkerton
    74. John of Oregon by Daniel A. Poling
    75. The Unquenchable Flame by Arthur J. Rees
    76. The Secret that Was Kept by Elizabeth Robins
    77. Bellarion the Fortunate by Rafael Sabatini
    78. The Master of the Microbe by Robert W. Service
    79. A Manifest Destiny by Arthur D. Howden Smith
    80. The Bad Samaritan by Justin Sturm
    81. Dry Martini by John Thomas
    82. The Hounds of Spring by Sylvia Thompson
    83. Jarnegan by Jim Tully
    84. The Left Lady by Margaret Turnbull
    85. Toro of the Little People by Leo Walmsley
    86. Harmer John by Hugh Walpole
    87. A Touch of Earth by Lella Warren
    88. The Corbin Necklace by Henry Kitchell Webster
    89. The World of William Clissold by H.G. Wells
    90. Gallant Lady by Margaret Widdemer
    91. The Painted Room by Margaret Wilson
    92. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    93. Beau Sabreur by Percival Christopher Wren
    The Bookman, November 1926, pp. 345-348