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Cecil Woodham-Smith • 8 Items / 4 Books, 4 Articles
The Reason Why (1954)
The Story of the Fatal Charge of the Light Brigade
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Published Reviews
  1. Books
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    The Captains and the Kings Depart (Review)
    The Reason Why, by Cecil Woodham-Smith
    1. The Reason Why by Cecil Woodham-Smith
    The New Yorker, May 1, 1954, pp. 99-106
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    The Pointless Heroism of the Light Brigade (Review)
    The Reason Why, by Cecil Woodham-Smith
    1. The Reason Why by Cecil Woodham-Smith
    The Reporter, June 8, 1954, pp. 45-46
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    Two Dolts in the Crimea (Review)
    The Reason Why, by Cecil Woodham-Smith
    1. The Reason Why by Cecil Woodham-Smith
    The Saturday Review, May 15, 1954, p. 16
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    New Books in Brief (7 Reviews)
    Stranger Come Home, by William L. Shirer
    1. Stranger Come Home by William L. Shirer
    2. Under the Net by Iris Murdoch
    3. The Golden Echo by David Garnett
    4. The Reason Why by Cecil Woodham-Smith
    5. High Jinks on the Klondike by Richard O'Connor
    6. Why Dictators? by George W.F. Hallgarten
    7. Lucrezia Borgia by Joan Haslip
    The Nation, June 26, 1954, pp. 548-549
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    Brief Comments (12 Reviews)
    Twelve outstanding books of the previous quarter
    1. Freedom, Loyalty, Dissent by Henry Steele Commager
    2. The Reason Why by Cecil Woodham-Smith
    3. Bleeding Kansas by Alice Nichols
    4. European Thought in the Eighteenth Century by Paul Hazard
    5. The Measure of Man by Joseph Wood Krutch
    6. Bottle in the Sea by Albert Leon Guerard
    7. The Origins of Psycho-Analysis by Sigmund Freud, Marie Bonaparte, Anna Freud, and Ernst Kris, ...
    8. The Hedgehog and the Fox by Isaiah Berlin
    9. Of Whales and Men by R.B. Robertson
    10. The Widows of Thornton by Peter Taylor
    11. A Seed Upon the Wind by William Michelfelder
    12. The Dollmaker by Harriette Arnow
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1954, pp. 494-504
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (16 Reviews)
    Reader's Choice
    1. The Reason Why by Cecil Woodham-Smith
    2. A Rake and His Times by John Harold Wilson
    3. Bouvard and Pecuchet by Gustave Flaubert
    4. The Woman in the Case, and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
    5. The Unknown Chekhov by Anton Chekhov
    6. Syngman Rhee: The Man Behind the Myth by Robert T. Oliver
    7. From the Danube to the Yalu by Mark W. Clark
    8. General Dean's Story by William F. Dean and William L. Worden
    9. The Year of the Lion by Gerald Hanley
    10. The Bad Seed by William March
    11. The Spanish Temper by V.S. Pritchett
    12. The Heart of Africa by Alexander Campbell
    13. The Relaxed Sell by Thomas Whiteside
    14. Love, Power, and Justice by Paul Tillich
    15. The Seduction of the Innocent by Fredric Wertham
    16. Jordan County by Shelby Foote
    The Atlantic Monthly, June 1954, pp. 76-82
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    The New Books (17 Reviews)
    Cry Havoc
    1. A Time to Love and a Time to Die by Erich Maria Remarque
    2. October '43 by Aage Bertelsen
    3. The Unseen and Silent by George Iranek-Osmecky
    4. The Reason Why by Cecil Woodham-Smith
    5. The Gipsy in the Parlour by Margery Sharp
    6. Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas
    7. The Magicians by J.B. Priestley
    8. The Power and the Prize by Howard Swiggett
    9. London After Dark by Robert Fabian
    10. The Seduction of the Innocent by Fredric Wertham
    11. The Relaxed Sell by Thomas Whiteside
    12. Around a Rusty God by Augusta Walker
    13. The Corioli Affair by Mary Deasy
    14. The Romantic Egoists by Louis Auchincloss
    15. The Memoirs of a Buccaneer by Louis A. Le Golif
    16. Four Thousand Years Under the Sea by Philippe Diole
    17. Pictures from an Institution by Randall Jarrell
    The Harpers Monthly, June 1954, pp. 92-98