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reader can only be truly thankful, hoping that the author may long continue thus to give
us of his best.'

PUBLIC OPINION.— 'A book which will make those who read Mr. Mason's work
for the first time eager to secure his earlier novels, and impatient for those yet to come.'

STANDARD. — ' There are some extraordinarily vivid scenes in Egypt. Mr. Mason
obviously knows his ground well, and the descriptions of Berber and of the House of
Slone at Omdurman are as vivid as anything of the sort we remember.'

TO-DAY.— 'Mr. A. W. Mason has surpassed himself. "The Four Feathers" is
more than a mere notable book of the season.'

THE SCOTSMAN.— 'A distinctly new and original story. . . . The whole story is
of great interest, and the latter part of it full of incident and excitement.'

COURT JOURNAL. — 'A most interesting and exciting story. . . . The whole book
is fresh and striking in a marked degree, the characters admirably drawn, and the inci-
dents full of life and reality.'

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS.— 'For many reasons, "The Four Feathers"
must take a high place ; all its persons live, and the construction, the weaving of incident
round one central purpose, is excellent.'

PUNCH. — ' "The Four Feathers" is a work on which any author might have the
best warrant to plume himself. . . . The book is fascinating, and that is really all that
need be said.'

MANCHESTER COURIER. -' We welcome Mr. Mason's novel, which b fasci-
nating, essentially healthy in tone, and decidedly well written.'

DAILY CHRONICLE.—' A really admirable piece of work ; a piece of work in
which every character is studied and realized. . . . Mr. Mason has never done anything
better than the closing chapters of this book.'

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brought into either social or business relations with him felt for the humorous companion
amJ gentle critic."

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Mr. Anstey has once more shown himself to be an artist and a humourist of uncommon
and enviable merit.'

THE TALKING HORSE; and other Tales. Popular
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every page threatens to bring down doom on the head of the miserable Mark. Will ho
confess? Will he drown himself ? Will Vincent denounce him * Will Caffyn inform on
him? Will his wife abandon him ? — we ask eagerly as we read, and cannot cease reading
till the puzzle is solved in a series of exciting situations.'

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might say, not a dull sentence — in it. . . . The girls are delightfully drawn, especially
the bewitching Margot and the childish Lettice. Nothing that polish and finish, clever-
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NOVELS b y Mrs. HUMPH RY WARD.

LADY ROSE'S DAUGHTER. With 6 Full-page
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From THE YORKSHIRE POST.-' By a lofty and penetrating genius it is raised
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ELEANOR. With 6 Full-page Illustrations by Albert

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From THE MANCHESTER GUARDIAN.-' " Eleanor" is worthy of its dedication
as its author s artistic masterpiece. . . . The spell which Mrs. Humphry Ward has cast
over more tnan a decade of contemporary thought and feeling will not be broken by this
nobly conceived and brilliantly executed work.'

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From THE TIMES.— 'A book which will take rank with Mrs. Humphry Ward's best
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tier cease to be real people.

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they live and breathe.

„ F T 01 " T " E STANDARD.— '"Sir George Tressady" is an exceedingly able book.
« e doubt if any other living woman could have written it. . . . It is a work that doe*
her heart and imagination infinite credit.'

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r .r , : om . THE TIMES.—' Mrs. Humphry Ward again thrusts her hand into the hot fire
of livinginterests. ^Perhaps from this reason not a page is insipid. Everywhere is fresh,
bright actuality ; everywhere are touches of intimacy with the world which she
describes.

THE HISTORY OF DAVID GRIEVE. Ninth
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to our generation under the disguise of the modern novel.'

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THE LAST HOPE. Second Edition. Crown 8vo, 6s.

DAILY TELEGRAPH.— ■' "The Last Hops" illustrates all Mr. Merriman's
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TOMASO'S FORTUNE, and Other Stories. Second

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SATURDAY REVIEW— 'Engrossing, fascinating, picturesque tales, full of
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FLOTSAM. Sixth Impression. With a Frontispiece.
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VANITY FAIR.— 'A. capital book, that will repay any reader, old or young, for
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BARLASCH OF THE GUARD. Sixth Impression
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WORLD.— 'Without doubt, the finest thing of its kind that Mr. Merriman has yet
accomplished in fiction. Barlasch is a masterpiece.'

THE VULTURES. Sixth Impression. Crown 8vo, 6s.

DAILY NEWS. — ' It is a notable book, stirring, fresh, and of a high interest ; it
fascinates and holds us to the end. ... A fine book, a worthy successor of " The
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THE VELVET GLOVE. Third Impression. Crown

8vo, 6s.
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THE ISLE OF UNREST. Sixth Impression. With

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THE TIMES.— ' Capital reading, absorbing reading. ... An exciting stoty,
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RODEN'S CORNER. Third Edition. Crown 8vo,6x.

TR UTH. — ' A novel I defy you to lay down when once you have got well into it.'

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PALL MALL GAZETTE.— ' After the few first pages one ceases to criticize,
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WESTMINSTER GAZETTE.— ■' Admirably conceived as a whole, and most
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ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS.— 'The. book is a good book. The
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MANCHESTER GUARDIAN.— ■' A masterly story ... so like real life, and so
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BRITISH WEEKLY.— 'An interesting, thoughtful, carefully written story,
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NOVELS BY CONAN DOYLE.

A STORY OF THE SOUDAN.

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THE TRAGEDY OF THE KOROSKO.

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applicable to Mr. Conan Doyle's "Tragedy of the Korosko.'"

The DAILY NEWS. — 'A fine story, the interest of which arrests the reader's
a ttenti. a at the start, and holds it to the close. The characterization throughout is strong,
clear, and very delicate. Impressive, pulsating with emotion, informed with a great an
of reality, this story will sustain and enhance its author's already high reputation.'

'Dr. Conan Doyle's fascinating story.'— Daily News.
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UNCLE BERNAC : a Memory of the Empire.

The DAILY CHRONICLE.— '" Uncle Bernac" is for a truth Dr. Doyle's
Napoleon. Viewed as a picture of the little man in the grey coat it must take rank
before anything he has written. The fascination of it is extraordinary. It reaches
everywhere a high literary level.'

'A notable and very brilliant work of genius.'— Thk Speaks*.

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RODNEY STONE.

The DAILY TELEGRAPH.— 'The story goes so gallantly from start to finish
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PUNCH. — ' There is not a dull page in it from first to la.-,t. All is light, colour,
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THE WHITE COMPANY.

TIMES. — ' We could not desire a more stirring romance, or one more flattering to
our national traditions. We feel throughout that Mr. Conan Doyle's story is not a mere
item in the catalogue of exciting romances. It is real literature.'

THE GREEN FLAG and other Stories of War and Sport

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YORKSHIRE POST.—' There is not a weak story or a dull page in this volume.
Constructive slcill, genuine humour, and a masterly style, combine to make this tha
most attractive volume of short stories we have for some time seen.'

DAILY TELEGRAPH.—' Few novelists of our time would have told the story in
such stirring language, and the battle picture is perfect of its kind. Altogether tha
volume is admirable.'

DR. CONAN DOYLE'S VOLUME OF VERSE,

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SONGS OF ACTION.

PUNCH. — 'Dr. Conan Doyle has well named his verse "Songs of Action." Il
pulsates with life and movement, whether the scenes be laid on sea or land, on ship of
on horseback.'

WORLD.— 'Dr. Conan Doyle has the gift of writing good rattling songs with all
the swing of Rudyard Kipling. . . . His songs are full of high spirits and " go.'"



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