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  1. [+]
    Pathos Versus Tragedy (Review)
    The Mother's Recompense, by Edith Wharton
    1. The Mother's Recompense by Edith Wharton
    The Saturday Review, May 23, 1925, p. 771
  2. [+]
    New Novels by Old Hands (3 Reviews)
    The Mother's Recompense, by Edith Wharton
    1. The Mother's Recompense by Edith Wharton
    2. Unveiled by Beatrice Kean Seymour
    3. The George and the Crown by Sheila Kaye-Smith
    The New Republic, June 10, 1925, p. 79
  3. [+]
    Old-fashioned values (4 Reviews)
    The Mother's Recompense, by Edith Wharton
    1. The Mother's Recompense by Edith Wharton
    2. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton
    3. Barren Ground by Ellen Glasgow
    4. Her Son's Wife by Dorothy Canfield
    The New Statesman, July 11, 1986, p. 32
  4. [+]
    Mrs. Wharton in New York (5 Reviews)
    The House of Mirth, by Edith Wharton
    1. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
    2. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
    3. The Mother's Recompense by Edith Wharton
    4. Edith Wharton: A Biography by R.W.B. Lewis
    5. Portrait of Edith Wharton by Percy Lubbock
    The New York Review of Books, January 21, 1988, pp. 28-34
  5. The Book Table
    [+]
    Six Important Novels (6 Reviews)
    Drums, by James Boyd
    1. Drums by James Boyd
    2. Barren Ground by Ellen Glasgow
    3. The Rector of Wyck by May Sinclair
    4. Love by Elizabeth Von Arnim
    5. The George and the Crown by Sheila Kaye-Smith
    6. The Mother's Recompense by Edith Wharton
    The Outlook, May 13, 1925, pp. 68-69
  6. [+]
    The Editor Recommends--- (12 Reviews)
    The Mother's Recompense, by Edith Wharton
    1. The Mother's Recompense by Edith Wharton
    2. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    3. The Adventure of Wrangel Island by Vilhjalmur Stefansson and John Irvine Knight
    4. Unknown Tribes, Uncharted Seas by Lilian M.A. Roussel Brown
    5. The Mysteries of Ann by Alice Brown
    6. Drums by James Boyd
    7. Everyman's Genius by Mary Austin
    8. Principles of Literary Criticism by I.A. Richards
    9. Studies from Ten Literatures by Ernest A. Boyd
    10. Azrael, and Other Poems by Robert Gilbert Welsh
    11. Once in a Blue Moon by Marion Strobel
    12. Like Summer's Cloud by Charles S. Brooks
    The Bookman, June 1925, pp. 469-472
  7. [+]
    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (46 Reviews)
    Victory, by C. Leonie C.B. Aminoff
    1. Victory by C. Leonie C.B. Aminoff
    2. The Green Hat by Michael Arlen
    3. Mayfair by Michael Arlen
    4. Father Abraham by Irving Bacheller
    5. The Divine Lady by E. Barrington
    6. Prairie Fires by Lorna Doone Beers
    7. Drums by Thomas Boyd
    8. Bigger and Blacker by Octavus Roy Cohen
    9. Fishmonger's Fiddle by A.E. Coppard
    10. Love by Elizabeth Von Arnim
    11. The Loring Mystery by Jeffery Farnol
    12. So Big by Edna Ferber
    13. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    14. The Annexation Society by J.S. Fletcher
    15. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy
    16. The Polyglots by William Gerhardie
    17. Soundings by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    18. The Reckless Lady by Philip Gibbs
    19. Barren Ground by Ellen Glasgow
    20. Day of Atonement by Louis Golding
    21. The Thundering Herd by Zane Grey
    22. Choice by Charles Guernon
    23. Not Under the Law by Grace Livingston Hill
    24. Destiny by Rupert Hughes
    25. The Old Woman of the Movies, and Other Stories by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
    26. The George and the Crown by Sheila Kaye-Smith
    27. Fame by Micheline Keating
    28. The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kennedy
    29. St. Mawr by D.H. Lawrence
    30. The Harp by Ethelreda Lewis
    31. Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis
    32. Afterwards by Mrs. Belloc Lowndes
    33. The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham
    34. God's Stepchildren by Sarah Gertrude Millin
    35. Stolen Idols by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    36. The Guermantes Way by Marcel Proust
    37. The Peasants by Ladislas Stanisaw Reymont
    38. The Carolinian by Rafael Sabatini
    39. Seducers in Ecuador by V. Sackville-West
    40. Franklin Winslow Kane by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
    41. The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
    42. Brave Earth by Alfred T. Sheppard
    43. The Crazy Fool by Donald Ogden Stewart
    44. Mr. Bisbee's Princess, and Other Stories by Julian Street
    45. The Mother's Recompense by Edith Wharton
    46. Seibert of the Island by Gordon Young
    The Bookman, August 1925, pp. 692-693
  8. [+]
    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (47 Reviews)
    Bring! Bring! and Other Stories, by Conrad Aiken
    1. Bring! Bring! and Other Stories by Conrad Aiken
    2. Pontifex Maximus by Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews
    3. The Green Hat by Michael Arlen
    4. Father Abraham by Irving Bacheller
    5. The Divine Lady by E. Barrington
    6. The Way of Stars by L. Adams Beck
    7. Anna's by C. Nina Boyle
    8. Mrs. Mason's Daughters by Mathilde Eiker
    9. Love by Elizabeth Von Arnim
    10. Jungle-Born by John Seymour Eyton
    11. The Loring Mystery by Jeffery Farnol
    12. So Big by Edna Ferber
    13. A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
    14. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy
    15. Soundings by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    16. The Reckless Lady by Philip Gibbs
    17. Barren Ground by Ellen Glasgow
    18. The Thundering Herd by Zane Grey
    19. That Nice Young Couple by Francis Hackett
    20. Paid in Full by Ian Hay
    21. Ethan Quest: His Saga by Harry Hervey
    22. Cruel Fellowship by Cyril Hume
    23. Numerous Treasure by Robert Keable
    24. The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kennedy
    25. The Enchanted Hill by Peter B. Kyne
    26. Serena Blandish; or, The Difficulty of Getting Married by Enid Bagnold
    27. What of It? by Ring Lardner
    28. Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis
    29. Rugged Water by Joseph C. Lincoln
    30. The Caraways by George Looms
    31. Orphan Island by Rose Macaulay
    32. The Mystery of Redmarsh Farm by Archibald Marshall
    33. The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham
    34. God's Stepchildren by Sarah Gertrude Millin
    35. His Wife-in-Law by Marie Conway Oemler
    36. The Peasants by Ladislas Stanisaw Reymont
    37. The Carolinian by Rafael Sabatini
    38. The Golden Door by Evelyn Scott
    39. The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
    40. Married Alive by Ralph Straus
    41. Power by Arthur Stringer
    42. A Cuckoo in the Nest by Ben Travers
    43. The Cobweb by Margaretta Tuttle
    44. The Mother's Recompense by Edith Wharton
    45. Helen by Edward Lucas White
    46. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    47. Sea Horses by Francis Brett Young
    The Bookman, July 1925, pp. 583-584
  9. [+]
    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (49 Reviews)
    The Green Hat, by Michael Arlen
    1. The Green Hat by Michael Arlen
    2. Mayfair by Michael Arlen
    3. The Crystal Cup by Gertrude Atherton
    4. The Divine Lady by E. Barrington
    5. Glorious Apollo by E. Barrington
    6. Drums by Thomas Boyd
    7. Week-End by Charles Brackett
    8. Lorenzo the Magnificent by Dane Coolidge
    9. Old Youth by Coningsby Dawson
    10. Love by Elizabeth Von Arnim
    11. The Loring Mystery by Jeffery Farnol
    12. So Big by Edna Ferber
    13. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    14. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy
    15. Soundings by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    16. Peter Vacuum by Anthony Gibbs
    17. The Reckless Lady by Philip Gibbs
    18. Barren Ground by Ellen Glasgow
    19. The Thundering Herd by Zane Grey
    20. Benoni by Knut Hamsun
    21. Monsieur Ripois and Nemesis by Louis Hemon
    22. Not Under the Law by Grace Livingston Hill
    23. The Sons of the Sheik by E.M. Hull
    24. A Good Man by George F. Hummel
    25. The Best Love Stories of 1924 by Muriel Miller Humphrey
    26. The George and the Crown by Sheila Kaye-Smith
    27. The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kennedy
    28. The Carillon of Scarpa by Flora Klickmann
    29. Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis
    30. Rosalie by Charles Major
    31. The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham
    32. Inner Circle by Ethel Colburn Mayne
    33. Lewis and Irene by Paul Morand
    34. Madonna and the Student by Isabel Neilson
    35. His Wife-in-Law by Marie Conway Oemler
    36. Stolen Idols by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    37. Red Ashes by Margaret Pedler
    38. The Peasants by Ladislas Stanisaw Reymont
    39. The Red Lamp by Mary Roberts Rinehart
    40. The Carolinian by Rafael Sabatini
    41. The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
    42. Unveiled by Beatrice Kean Seymour
    43. Thunderstorm by G.B. Stern
    44. The Crazy Fool by Donald Ogden Stewart
    45. Firecrackers by Carl Van Vechten
    46. The Mother's Recompense by Edith Wharton
    47. The Kenworthys by Margaret Wilson
    48. Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
    49. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    The Bookman, September 1925, pp. 71-72
  10. [+]
    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (62 Reviews)
    Georgian Stories, 1925,
    1. Georgian Stories, 1925
    2. The Green Hat by Michael Arlen
    3. The Divine Lady by E. Barrington
    4. Glorious Apollo by E. Barrington
    5. The Goose Woman, and Other Stories by Rex Beach
    6. The Chicken-Wagon Family by Barry Benefield
    7. The Monkey-Puzzle by John D. Beresford
    8. Replenishing Jessica by Maxwell Bodenheim
    9. This Old Man by Gertrude Bone
    10. Drums by James Boyd
    11. Samuel Drummond by Thomas Boyd
    12. The Great Van Suttart Mystery by George Agnew Chamberlain
    13. In His Own Image by Frederick Rolfe
    14. The Ancient Highway by James Oliver Curwood
    15. The Love Complex by Thomas Dixon
    16. Love by Elizabeth Von Arnim
    17. So Big by Edna Ferber
    18. Kunala by Arpad Ferenczy
    19. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    20. Hard Wood by Arthur O. Friel
    21. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy
    22. Soundings by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    23. The Reckless Lady by Philip Gibbs
    24. Barren Ground by Ellen Glasgow
    25. Wanderings by Robert Herrick
    26. The Sons of the Sheik by E.M. Hull
    27. One Increasing Purpose by A.S.M. Hutchinson
    28. An Octave by Jeffery E. Marston
    29. The George and the Crown by Sheila Kaye-Smith
    30. The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kennedy
    31. Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis
    32. Doodab by Harold A. Loeb
    33. Greenery Street by Denis Mackail
    34. The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham
    35. Tales of Intrigue and Revenge by Stephen McKenna
    36. Ellen Adair by Frederick Niven
    37. The Neglected Clue by Isabel Ostrander
    38. Red Ashes by Margaret Pedler
    39. Confident Morning by Arthur Stanwood Pier
    40. The Little Dark Man, and Other Russian Sketches by Ernest Poole
    41. Ebony and Ivory by Llewelyn Powys
    42. The Relic by Eca de Queiroz
    43. The Peasants by Ladislas Stanisaw Reymont
    44. The Pleasure Buyers by Arthur Somers Roche
    45. Summer by Romain Rolland
    46. The Carolinian by Rafael Sabatini
    47. The Strolling Saint by Raphael Sabatini
    48. Miss Minerva Broadcasts Billy by Emma Speed Sampson
    49. The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
    50. Thus Far by J.C. Snaith
    51. The Red Cord by Thomas Grant Springer
    52. The Crazy Fool by Donald Ogden Stewart
    53. The Laughing Buddha by James Livingstone Stewart
    54. The Mistress of Husaby by Sigrid Undset
    55. Life Begins To-Morrow by Guido da Verona
    56. The Contracting Circle by E.L. Grant-Watson
    57. Kept by Alec Waugh
    58. Face Cards by Carolyn Wells
    59. The Rational Hind by Ben Ames Williams
    60. The Mother's Recompense by Edith Wharton
    61. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    62. A Son of His Father by Harold Bell Wright
    The Bookman, October 1925, pp. 202-204
  11. [+]
    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (70 Reviews)
    Democracy, by Henry Adams
    1. Democracy by Henry Adams
    2. Dark Laughter by Sherwood Anderson
    3. The Green Hat by Michael Arlen
    4. Mayfair by Michael Arlen
    5. At the Sign of the Goat and Compasses by Martin Armstrong
    6. The Crystal Cup by Gertrude Atherton
    7. Glorious Apollo by E. Barrington
    8. Bread and Jam by Nalbro Bartley
    9. Mr. Petre by Hilaire Belloc
    10. Colin II by E.F. Benson
    11. Romance---the Loveliest Thing by Dorothy Black
    12. Oh, the Brave Music! by Richard Blaker
    13. The Depths of Prosperity by Phyllis Bottome and Dorothy Thompson
    14. Drums by James Boyd
    15. Possession by Louis Bromfield
    16. John Macnab by John Buchan
    17. The Professor's House by Willa Cather
    18. Three Women of Annam by Cl. Chivas-Baron
    19. The Grand Ecart by Jean Cocteau
    20. Suspense by Joseph Conrad
    21. The Ancient Highway by James Oliver Curwood
    22. Highland Annals by Olive Tilford Dargan
    23. Runaway by Floyd Dell
    24. The Smiths by Janet A. Fairbank
    25. The Secret of the Barbican, and Other Stories by J.S. Fletcher
    26. The Under Dogs by Hulbert Footner
    27. Caravan by John Galsworthy
    28. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy
    29. Soundings by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    30. The Spirit of Revolt by Philip Gibbs
    31. Barren Ground by Ellen Glasgow
    32. Sea Lavender by Sydney Floyd Gowing
    33. The Pencilled Frown by James Gray
    34. Monday Morning by Patrick Hamilton
    35. The Thousand and Second Night by Frank Heller
    36. Porgy by DuBose Heyward
    37. The Sons of the Sheik by E.M. Hull
    38. The Naked Man by Vere Hutchinson
    39. The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kennedy
    40. The Grace of Lambs by Manuel Komroff
    41. Soames Green by Margaret Rivers Larminie
    42. Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis
    43. The Great Pandolfo by William J. Locke
    44. The Half-Loaf by Agnes Mure Mackenzie
    45. Coral by Compton Mackenzie
    46. Eclipse by S.P.B. Mais
    47. The Reluctant Duchess by Alice Duer Miller
    48. The Prairie by Walter J. Muilenburg
    49. Little Ships by Kathleen Norris
    50. Wild Harvest by John M. Oskison
    51. The Perennial Bachelor by Anne Parrish
    52. Red Ashes by Margaret Pedler
    53. The Fourth Norwood by Robert E. Pinkerton
    54. The Keeper of the Bees by Gene Stratton-Porter
    55. The Peasants by Ladislas Stanisaw Reymont
    56. The Red Lamp by Mary Roberts Rinehart
    57. The Strolling Saint by Raphael Sabatini
    58. Herbs and Apples by Helen Hooven Santmyer
    59. The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
    60. The Crazy Fool by Donald Ogden Stewart
    61. The Virtuous Husband by Freeman Tilden
    62. Mischief by Ben Travers
    63. Firecrackers by Carl Van Vechten
    64. The Mother's Recompense by Edith Wharton
    65. The Kenworthys by Margaret Wilson
    66. The Misty Flats by Helen Woodbury
    67. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    68. A Son of His Father by Harold Bell Wright
    69. The Venetian Glass Nephew by Elinor Wylie
    70. William by Emily H. Young
    The Bookman, November 1925, pp. 327-329
  12. [+]
    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (92 Reviews)
    The Green Hat, by Michael Arlen
    1. The Green Hat by Michael Arlen
    2. Father Abraham by Irving Bacheller
    3. A Triangle by Maurice Baring
    4. The Divine Lady by E. Barrington
    5. Alan by E.F. Benson
    6. The House Without a Key by Earl Derr Biggers
    7. The Clutch of the Corsican by Alfred Hoyt Bill
    8. Old Wine by Phyllis Bottome
    9. Drums by James Boyd
    10. The Mysteries of Ann by Alice Brown
    11. Wild Berry Wine by Joanna Cannan
    12. Variety by Richard Edward Connell
    13. The Western Shore by Clarkson Crane
    14. Mrs. Harter by E.M. Delafield
    15. Harvest in Poland by Geoffrey Dennis
    16. Love by Elizabeth Von Arnim
    17. The Loring Mystery by Jeffery Farnol
    18. So Big by Edna Ferber
    19. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    20. The Mill of Many Windows by J.S. Fletcher
    21. A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
    22. Pattern by Rose L. Franken
    23. The Mystery of Angelina Frood by R. Austin Freeman
    24. Mountains of Mystery by Arthur O. Friel
    25. The Long Green Gaze by Vincent Fuller
    26. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy
    27. High Noon by Crosbie Garstin
    28. Soundings by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    29. The Reckless Lady by Philip Gibbs
    30. The Thundering Herd by Zane Grey
    31. Queen of the Dawn by H. Rider Haggard
    32. Lifting Mist by Austin Harrison
    33. Mr. Collin Is Ruined by Frank Heller
    34. The Ship of Souls by Emerson Hough
    35. Myrtle by Stephen Hudson
    36. Professor by Stanley Johnson
    37. Before the Dawn by Toyohiko Kagawa
    38. Numerous Treasure by Robert Keable
    39. The Mansion House by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
    40. The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kennedy
    41. The Enchanted Hill by Peter B. Kyne
    42. The Treasure by Selma Lagerlof
    43. Snuffs and Butters, and Other Stories by Ellen N. La Motte
    44. Memoirs of Arsene Lupin by Maurice LeBlanc
    45. Dead Right by Jennette Lee
    46. Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis
    47. Rugged Water by Joseph C. Lincoln
    48. Orphan Island by Rose Macaulay
    49. Perissa by S.P.B. Mais
    50. Martha by Percy Marks
    51. The Plastic Age by Percy Marks
    52. The Sleeper of the Moonlit Ranges by Edison Marshall
    53. The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham
    54. Young Mrs. Cruse by Viola Meynell
    55. The Monarch by Pierre Mille
    56. God's Stepchildren by Sarah Gertrude Millin
    57. The Counterplot by Hope Mirrlees
    58. The Best Short Stories of 1924 by Edward J. O'Brien
    59. His Wife-in-Law by Marie Conway Oemler
    60. The Black Soul by Liam O'Flaherty
    61. The Inevitable Millionaires by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    62. Sandalwood by Fulton Oursler
    63. Invisible Wounds by Frederick Palmer
    64. The Chase by Mollie Panter-Downes
    65. The Treasures of Typhon by Eden Phillpotts
    66. A Voice from the Dark by Eden Phillpotts
    67. Mr. Tasker's Gods by Theodore F. Powys
    68. Dominion by John Presland
    69. Old Brig's Cargo by Henry A. Pulsford
    70. The Peasants by Ladislas Stanisaw Reymont
    71. The Carolinian by Rafael Sabatini
    72. Obedience by Michael Sadleir
    73. The Skyrocket by Adela Rogers St. Johns
    74. The Turn of a Day by C.A. Dawson Scott
    75. The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
    76. Schooling by Paul Selver
    77. Initiation by George Shively
    78. The Rector of Wyck by May Sinclair
    79. The Scarlet Cockerel by C.M. Sublette
    80. Bobbed Hair by Twenty Famous Authors
    81. Watling's by Horace Annesley Vachell
    82. Tristan by Armando Palacio Valdes
    83. The Road to En-Dor by Louis Joseph Vance
    84. Little Novels of Sicily by Giovanni Verga
    85. The Tree of the Folkungs by Verner von Heidenstam
    86. Julia by Betsey R. von Hutten
    87. Carnival Colors by Maude Radford Warren
    88. The Prince and the Princess by Claude C. Washburn
    89. The Mother's Recompense by Edith Wharton
    90. Mystery in Red by Sidney Williams
    91. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    92. Passion and Pain by Stefan Zweig
    The Bookman, June 1925, pp. 465-468