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Frederick Baron Corvo • 6 Books
The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole (1953)
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    Tedious Pleasures (Review)
    The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole, by Frederick Rolfe, Baron Corvo
    1. The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole by Frederick Rolfe, Baron Corvo
    The Nation, September 5, 1953, p. 198
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    The Cult for Corvo (Review)
    The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole, by Frederick Rolfe, Baron Corvo
    1. The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole by Frederick Rolfe, Baron Corvo
    The New Yorker, August 8, 1953, pp. 65-68
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    In Love with Venice (Review)
    The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole, by Frederick Rolfe, Baron Corvo
    1. The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole by Frederick Rolfe, Baron Corvo
    The Saturday Review, September 12, 1953, p. 39
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    Briefly Noted (4 Reviews)
    White Man's Grave, by Richard Dooling
    1. White Man's Grave by Richard Dooling
    2. Ambition and Love by Ward Just
    3. The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole by Frederick Rolfe, Baron Corvo
    4. Ancestral Truths by Sara Maitland
    The New Yorker, September 19, 1994, p. 115
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (6 Reviews)
    Reader's Choice
    1. The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole by Frederick Rolfe, Baron Corvo
    2. The Schirmer Inheritance by Eric Ambler
    3. The Chain in the Heart by Hubert Creekmore
    4. Russia: What Next? by Isaac Deutscher
    5. The Man Without Qualities, Vol. 1 by Robert Musil
    6. Icebound Summer by Sally Carrighar
    The Atlantic Monthly, August 1953, pp. 86-87
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    Rugby, Fastidy and a Live Tradition (7 Reviews)
    The Chain in the Heart, by Hubert Creekmore
    1. The Chain in the Heart by Hubert Creekmore
    2. Too Late the Phalarope by Alan Paton
    3. Torment by Benito Perez Galdos
    4. The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole by Frederick Rolfe, Baron Corvo
    5. You Shall Know Them by Vercors
    6. The Man Without Qualities, Vol. 1 by Robert Musil
    7. Cheri and The Last of Cheri by Colette
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1953, pp. 626-633
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    New Books (10 Reviews)
    Too Late the Phalarope, by Alan Paton
    1. Too Late the Phalarope by Alan Paton
    2. Portrait of Andre Gide by Justin O'Brien
    3. Lafcadio's Adventures by Andre Gide
    4. The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole by Frederick Rolfe, Baron Corvo
    5. Tolstoy: A Life of My Father by Alexandra Tolstoy
    6. Westward the Sun by Geoffrey Cotterell
    7. Beyond This Place by A.J. Cronin
    8. Time and Time Again by James Hilton
    9. Icebound Summer by Sally Carrighar
    10. A History of Christianity by Kenneth Scott Latourette
    The Harpers Monthly, September 1953, pp. 94-97