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... Juan who , like the characters of Hamlet and Don Quixote , still fascinates
successive generations of human beings because he expresses in symbolic form
, and thus retains its mystery as he does so , one abiding aspect of human nature
These are his first novels , Liza of Lambeth ( 1897 ) , of Human Bondage ( 1915 )
, and Cakes and Ale ( 1930 ) . With the early work of Moore , Liza of Lambeth is
the completest specimen of the Naturalistic novel in English . It was written , as ...
Of Human Bondage ends in a fake idyll : Sally , the girl with the placidity and
acceptance of an earthgoddess , never becomes credible ; nor does her father ,
Athelny . The Athelny family , which seems carefully planted where it is in the
novel to ...
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Remember when literary critics read books and wrote about them? No? Well, I do now. He got a few things wrong - what did these people ever see in H.G. Wells? In Meredith? That they should be put next ... Read full review
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