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The Octopus (1901)
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  1. [+]
    Seven Books of Some Importance (Review)
    The Octopus, by Frank Norris
    1. The Octopus by Frank Norris
    The Bookman, May 1901, pp. 245-246
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    Lady Rose's Daughter: The Novels of Mr. Norris (3 Reviews)
    Lady Rose's Daughter, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
    1. Lady Rose's Daughter by Mrs. Humphry Ward
    2. The Octopus by Frank Norris
    3. The Pit: A Story of Chicago by Frank Norris
    The Atlantic Monthly, May 1903, pp. 687-692
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    Books New and Old (7 Reviews)
    Literature and Fiction
    1. Audrey by Mary Johnston
    2. The Colonials by Allen French
    3. The Second Generation by James Weber Linn
    4. The Octopus by Frank Norris
    5. The House with the Green Shutters by George Douglas Brown
    6. The History of Sir Richard Calmady by Lucas Malet
    7. The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton
    The Atlantic Monthly, May 1902, pp. 706-711
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    Pick of the Paperbacks (8 Reviews)
    Decline and Fall, by Evelyn Waugh
    1. Decline and Fall by Evelyn Waugh
    2. The American Woman by Eric John Dingwall
    3. Paths in Utopia by Martin Buber
    4. Three Great Plays of Euripides by Euripides
    5. Indian Summer by William Dean Howells
    6. The Wapshot Chronicle by John Cheever
    7. The Octopus by Frank Norris
    8. Yeats: The Man and the Masks by Richard Ellmann
    The Saturday Review, November 15, 1958, p. 14
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    Pick of the Paperbacks (11 Reviews)
    Literature and Psychology, by F.L. Lucas
    1. Literature and Psychology by F.L. Lucas
    2. The Octopus by Frank Norris
    3. Selected Writings of Jules Laforgue by William Jay Smith and Jules Laforgue
    4. On the Nature of Things by William Ellery Leonard and Lucretius
    5. The Collected Poems of Edwin Muir, 1921-1951 by Edwin Muir
    6. A Dictionary of Ballet by G.B.L. Wilson
    7. Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert
    8. This Was a Poet by George Frisbie Whicher
    9. The Bridge at Andau by James A. Michener
    10. Fifty Great Artists by Bernard S. Myers
    11. The Dissociation of a Personality by Morton Prince
    The Saturday Review, October 26, 1957, p. 32
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    Books of the Week (28 Reviews)
    About the Bible, by Charles L. Hammond
    1. About the Bible by Charles L. Hammond
    2. An Iseult Idyll and Other Poems by G. Constant Lounsbery
    3. Argonaut Letters by Jerome A. Hart
    4. The Body of Christ by Charles Gore
    5. The Boy General by Elizabeth Bacon Custer and Mary E. Burt
    6. Crucial Instances by Edith Wharton
    7. East London by Walter Besant
    8. Ethical Democracy: Essays in Social Dynamics by Stanton Coit
    9. Father Hecker by Henry Dwight Sedgwick
    10. From a Swedish Homestead by Selma Lagerlof
    11. Her Mountain Lover by Hamlin Garland
    12. A History of Rome by George Willis Botsford
    13. Laurie Vane, and Other Stories by Molly Elliot Seawell
    14. Man-Building: A Treatise on Human Life and Its Forces by Lewis Ransom Fiske
    15. Martin Brook by Morgan Bates
    16. The Observations of Henry by Jerome K. Jerome
    17. The Octopus by Frank Norris
    18. The Philosophy of Religion in England and America by Alfred Caldecott
    19. Robert Annys, Poor Priest by Annie Nathan Meyer
    20. The Second Dandy Chater by Tom Gallon
    21. Souls of Passage by Amelia E. Barr
    22. The Stage Reminiscences of Mrs. Gilbert by Charlotte M. Martin
    23. Through Siberia by Jonas J. Stadling and F.H.H. Guillemard
    24. The Tora of Moses by William Wallace Martin
    25. Under Tops'ls and Tents by Cyrus Townsend Brady
    26. With Porter in the Essex by James Otis Kaler
    27. Without a Warrant by Hildegard Brooks
    28. The Young Consul by William Drysdale
    The Outlook, April 20, 1901, pp. 920-925