Tag Archives: Henry James

Not the Whole Story: More thoughts on Frances Hodgson Burnett

Burnett, Frances Hodgson. A Little Princess; Being the Whole Story of Sara Crewe Now Told for the First Time. Not long ago, I reviewed Burnett’s The Secret Garden, and one of my readers responded with a comment comparing The Secret … Continue reading

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The “Larger Conspiracy of Life”: Tragic Vision in Alan Hollinghurst’s The Line of Beauty

Hollinghurst, Alan. The Line of Beauty. [2004] London: Bloomsbury, 2005. This is, perhaps, one of the saddest books I’ve ever read, and yet it was also ultimately a book that had me not exactly spellbound but committed to it. At … Continue reading

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