THE CHRONICLE OF CAROLINE QUELLEN by Seton Peacey

THE CHRONICLE OF CAROLINE QUELLEN

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A chronicle novel of middle upper class England, from the Georgian period, through the Victorian to the Edwardian, with Caroline Dom Quellen living a span of 100 years and more, and holding the reins in her hands throughout. Historical incidents and characters pass across the canvas; it's a tremendous task, adequately done, but with little or no fire. Perhaps there is too much background and not enough life in the characters that inhabit it, -- a novelized Cavalcade, with the emphasis wrongly placed. But those who like to dwell on the details of a past century, will find this to their liking.

Pub Date: March 19th, 1934
Publisher: Smith & Haas