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by Leonard Merrick


The Works of Leonard Merrick. THE MAN WHO UNDERSTOOD WOMEN. The Works of LEONARD MERRICK. CONRAD IN QUEST OF HIS YOUTH. With an Introduction by Sir J. M. Barrie. WHEN LOVE FLIES OUT O' THE WINDOW.

The Works of Leonard Merrick. With an Introduction by Sir William Robertson Nicoll. THE QUAINT COMPANIONS. With an Introduction by H. G. Wells. THE POSITION OF PEGGY HARPER. With an Introduction by Sib Arthur Pinero. THE MAN WHO UNDERSTOOD WOMEN and other Stories. With an Introduction by W. J. Locke.

Leonard Merrick wrote in an era when short-stories and plays were a more remunerative literary pursuit than novels . Perhaps because they were written with an eye to commercial acceptance, the stories showcase Merrick at his most agreeable.

Leonard Merrick wrote in an era when short-stories and plays were a more remunerative literary pursuit than novels, and he indulged in both with a degree of success (although he is remembered for neither). His short-stories in particular were well-regarded. They are concise, clever and shapely, but their neatness rarely achieves the eff Leonard Merrick wrote in an era when short-stories and plays were a more remunerative literary pursuit than novels, and he indulged in both with a degree of success (although he is remembered for neither).

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LibriVox recording of The Man who Understood Women, and Other Stories by Leonard Merrick  . It is surprising that Merrick's work is no longer known to the public, as he was one of the most highly regarded writers of his own time. William Dean Howells wrote of him, for instance, "I can think of no recent fictionist of his nation who can quite match with Mr. Merrick in that excellence For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox. External metadata update.

Chapters: 00:00:00 - 01 - Introduction, by William J. Locke 00:13:56 - 02 - The Man who Understood Women . It is surprising that Merrick's work is no longer known to the public, as he was one of the most highly regarded writers of his own time

Chapters: 00:00:00 - 01 - Introduction, by William J. Locke 00:13:56 - 02 - The Man who Understood Women 00:37:36 - 03 - A Very Good Thing for the Girl 01:05:13 - 04 - The Woman who Wished to Die 01:24:49 - 05 - Frankenstein II 01:47:36 - 06 - The Tale that wouldn't Do 02:03:33 - 07 - The Laurels an. William Dean Howells wrote of him, for instance, 'I can think of no recent fictionist of his nation who can quite match with Mr. Merrick in that excellence.

Read various fiction books with us in our e-reader. The Man Who Understood Women, And Other Stories. Merrick, Leonard, 1864-1939.

Merrick was well regarded by other writers of his er. The Man Who Understood Women (1908). While Paris Laughed (1918). A Chair on the Boulevard (1919). At least eleven of Merrick's stories have been adapted to screen, most in the 1920s, including Conrad in Quest of His Youth (1920) directed by William C. deMille. Later adaptions include a 1931 film The Magnificent Lie based on the story "Laurels and the Lady", and a 1952 TV episode called "Masquerade" for Lux Video Theatre based on the story Merrick died at the age of 75, in a London nursing home on 7 August 1939, just 12 days before the start of World War I. .

Leonard Merrick (21 February 1864 – 7 August 1939) was an English novelist. Although largely forgotten today, he was widely admired by his peers, J. Barrie called Merrick the "novelist's novelist. After schooling at Brighton College, he studied to be a solicitor in Brighton and studied law at Heidelberg, but he was forced to travel to South Africa at the age of eighteen after his father suffered a serious financial loss. The Man Who Was Good With an Introduction by . Leonard Merrick (21 February 1864 – 7 August 1939) was an English novelist.

Authors who concern themselves only with men and women of assured position . Leonard Merrick has the inimitable gift of inducing his readers to experience the emotions he portrays.

Authors who concern themselves only with men and women of assured position and regular incomes have forgotten the truth which Leonard Merrick so triumphantly affirms. Romance is no respecter of persons. I know of no author with a more subtle understanding of woman, her generosity and meanness, her strange reticence, amazing candours. Mary Brett an, that tragedy of invincible fidelity, could only have been portrayed by a man able to sense feminine capacity for dumb fortitude.

Originally published in 1919. This volume from the Cornell University Library's print collections was scanned on an APT BookScan and converted to JPG 2000 format by Kirtas Technologies. All titles scanned cover to cover and pages may include marks notations and other marginalia present in the original volume.

The Man Who Understood Women, and Other Stories: With an Introduction by W.J. Locke [ 1919 ] epub download

ISBN13: 978-1112396915

ISBN: 1112396918

Author: Leonard Merrick

Category: Literature and Fiction

Subcategory: Dramas & Plays

Language: English

Publisher: Cornell University Library (August 10, 2009)

Pages: 448 pages

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