The Narrow House

The Narrow House D H Lawrence was so impressed with this he wrote to its author and praised it repeatedly to friends as did Sinclair Lewis The author s first novel first volume of a trilogy concerning the Farley fam

D.H Lawrence was so impressed with this he wrote to its author and praised it repeatedly to friends, as did Sinclair Lewis.The author s first novel, first volume of a trilogy concerning the Farley family This penetrating study of the inter relations of the various members of a family, any family, is as remorseless as fate and leads to dark and hidden places Can be foundD.H Lawrence was so impressed with this he wrote to its author and praised it repeatedly to friends, as did Sinclair Lewis.The author s first novel, first volume of a trilogy concerning the Farley family This penetrating study of the inter relations of the various members of a family, any family, is as remorseless as fate and leads to dark and hidden places Can be found for free here gutenberg files 42534 It begins The hot, bright street looked almost deserted A sign swung before the disheveled building at the corner and on a purple ground one could read the notice, Robinson Son, Builders, painted in tall white letters Some broken plaster had been thrown from one of the windows and lay on the dusty sidewalk in a glaring heap.The old fashioned house next door was as badly in need of improvements as the one undergoing alterations The dingy brick walls were streaked by the drippage from the leaky tin gutter that ran along the roof The massive shutters, thrown back from the long windows, were rotting away Below the lifted panes very clean worn curtains hung slack like things exhausted by the heat.Some papers had been thrust in the tin letter box before the clumsy dark green door, and as Mrs Farley emerged from the house she stopped to glance at them before descending to the street One of the papers had a Kansas City postmark and she thought it must have come for her husband from a certain woman whom she was t

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The Narrow House

  1. Evelyn Scott January 17, 1893 August 3, 1963 was an American novelist, playwright and poet A modernist and experimental writer, Scott was a significant literary figure in the 1920s and 1930s, but she eventually sank into critical oblivion.

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  1. Sinclair Lewis wrote Salute to Evelyn Scott She belongs, she understands, she is definitely an artist Who she is, whether maid or matron, young or old, has not been told us, but she has in this new novel, The Narrow House, established her vision and her workmanship it would be an insult to speak with smug judiciousness of her promise She has done it Lola Ridge wrote that The Narrow House is like a fork of lightning It probes into hiding places and shows you life ugly, terrible, impotent flayed o [...]






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