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Book review: The Carfitt Crisis, by J.B. Priestley

The short story and two novellas that make up this book were published when their author was 81. In a preliminary letter of dedication to his publisher, Charles Pick, he writes that the stories were originally in dramatic form although he made many changes, and this led him to experiment in his manner of narration by "deliberately avoiding all but the barest description and refusing to offer the usual accounts, with which so many novels are overloaded, of what my characters are thinking and feeling. This severely objective method, confining itself to what my characters say and do, may or may not be welcome, but at least it is a change." [More]


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