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The Quest for Corvo (1934)
An Experiment in Biography
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    Tracking Down a Literary Mystery (Review)
    The Quest for Corvo, by A.J.A. Symons
    1. The Quest for Corvo by A.J.A. Symons
    The Saturday Review, September 8, 1934, p. 89
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    An English Charlus (Review)
    The Quest for Corvo, by A.J.A. Symons
    1. The Quest for Corvo by A.J.A. Symons
    The New Republic, September 12, 1934, p. 135
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    A Literary Puzzle (Review)
    The Quest for Corvo, by A.J.A. Symons
    1. The Quest for Corvo by A.J.A. Symons
    Commonweal, September 28, 1934, p. 513
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    A Biographer in Search of His Subject (Review)
    The Quest for Corvo, by A.J.A. Symons
    1. The Quest for Corvo by A.J.A. Symons
    The Nation, September 12, 1934, p. 306
  5. Shorter notices
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    Monsieur Moi-meme (Review)
    The Quest for Corvo, by A.J.A. Symons
    1. The Quest for Corvo by A.J.A. Symons
    The New Criterion, September 1997, p. 74
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    Among the Outstanding Books of the Week (2 Reviews)
    The Quest for Corvo, by A.J.A. Symons
    1. The Quest for Corvo by A.J.A. Symons
    2. Liszt by Sacheverell Sitwell
    The Literary Digest, September 15, 1934, p. 26
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    Shelf Life (3 Reviews)
    Seven Men, by Max Beerbohm
    1. Seven Men by Max Beerbohm
    2. Hadrian the Seventh by Frederick Rolfe
    3. The Quest for Corvo by A.J.A. Symons
    National Review, April 30, 2001, pp. 50-51
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    Brief Review (4 Reviews)
    We Accept with Pleasure, by Bernard A. DeVoto
    1. We Accept with Pleasure by Bernard A. DeVoto
    2. To Each a Penny by Francis Plummer
    3. The Quest for Corvo by A.J.A. Symons
    4. To the North! by Jeannette Mirsky
    The New Masses, October 9, 1934, p. 26
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (6 Reviews)
    Reader's Choice
    1. The Secret of the Hittites by C.W. Ceram
    2. The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor
    3. The Quest for Corvo by A.J.A. Symons
    4. The Honorable Picnic by Thomas Raucat
    5. The Trail of the Dinosaur, and Other Essays by Arthur Koestler
    6. Henry Adams: A Biography by Elizabeth Stevenson
    The Atlantic Monthly, February 1956, pp. 78-84
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    Check List of New Books (10 Reviews)
    Biography
    1. The Quest for Corvo by A.J.A. Symons
    2. A Time to Keep by Halliday Sutherland
    3. The White Monk of Timbuctoo by William Seabrook
    4. Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico by Jose Luis Blasio and Robert Hammond Murray
    5. Vienna Diary by Naomi Mitchison
    6. We Sagebrush Folks by Annie Pike Greenwood
    7. Edison by William A. Simonds
    8. Biographical Memoir of Franklin Paine Mall, 1862-1917 by Florence Rena Sabin
    9. Isaac Newton, 1642-1727: A Biography by Louis Trenchard More
    10. Distinguished Women Writers by Virginia Moore
    The American Mercury, December 1934