Things tagged Harry Sylvester


  1. John Herreid

    Novels for Lent

    February 12, 2016 6:04 pm 7 Comments

    Many years ago, I came across a list of suggested disciplines to embrace during Lent. One of the things suggested was to refrain from reading novels during the forty days of Lent. It’s a discipline that I’m happy to say I have never engaged in. In fact, novels and fiction… Read more »

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  2. Harry Sylvester’s “Novel of Conversion”

    January 22, 2014 11:39 am Leave a Comment

    Literary reputations are delicate things. An author who today is touted as the next Faulkner or Dickens can be completely forgotten in only a few years, while others rise from utter obscurity. Harry Sylvester, unfortunately, followed the first of these trajectories. He was hugely popular in the 1940s, when knowledgeable… Read more »

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