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Riddell, Florence.

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From: Cambridge Rare Books (Cambridge, United Kingdom)

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About this Item: 1937. Hardback. Condition: GOOD. 1937, Thornton Butterworth Ltd, Hard Cover, Book - Good, Ex Library. Foxing. Seller Inventory # 1780577

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Riddell, Florence

Published by Butterworth (1927)

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From: Ceredigion Book Shop (Nr Lampeter, CERED, United Kingdom)

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About this Item: Butterworth, 1927. Unknown Binding. Condition: Acceptable. This book is in hardback format. The dust jacket is missing, the boards are worn with bumping to the spine ends and corners. The pages are secure to the binding, the edges have tanning and foxing. This book is from our pre ISBN stock and is therefore over 50 years old. It will have a general appearance commensurate with its age including age effects to page edges, binding and boards. Dust jacket is absent unless otherwise stated Major signs of wear and tear. Very well read. Reading copy only. May not be for the collector or suitable as a present unless hard to find elsewhere SECURE DAILY POSTING FROM UK. 30 DAY GUARANTEE. Seller Inventory # mon0001841217

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Riddell, Florence

Published by Butterworth, London (1927)

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From: KENYA BOOKS Books on Kenya & Africa (Brighton, United Kingdom)

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About this Item: Butterworth, London, 1927. 8th Imp. 288pp. G+. Romantic white settler fiction, set in the Kenya of the early 20's, and a best-seller in its day.(375,000 copies and reprinted 11 times before 1930). An example of the "Kenya novel," a sub-genre of romance fiction which was popularized mainly by Florence Riddell & Nora St. John Beale, as well as Nora K. Strange and Elspeth Huxley. The Kenya novel is credited by C. J. D. Duder ("Love and the Lions: The Image of White Settlement in Kenya in Popular Fiction, 1919-1939," in "African Affairs" 1991) with being a key element in formulating a favorable image of the white settlers in Kenya with the British [and American] reading public. According to Duder, both Riddell & Nora K. Strange, another leading exponent of the genre, were "white supremacists with an added tinge of anti-semitism and admiration for Mussolini's version of fascism. Their novels reek of unapologetic racism . " But then this was the nineten-twenties and thirties. O42. Seller Inventory # 1754

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Riddell, Florence

Published by Butterworth, London (1937)

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About this Item: Butterworth, London, 1937. 288pp. VG in VG dust-jacket. Romantic white settler fiction, set in the Kenya of the early 20's, and a best-seller in its day. An example of the "Kenya novel," a sub-genre of romance fiction which was popularized mainly by Florence Riddell & Nora St. John Beale, as well as Nora K. Strange and Elspeth Huxley. The Kenya novel is credited by C. J. D. Duder ("Love and the Lions: The Image of White Settlement in Kenya in Popular Fiction, 1919-1939," in "African Affairs" 1991) with being a key element in formulating a favorable image of the white settlers in Kenya with the British [and American] reading public. According to Duder, both Riddell & Nora K. Strange, another leading exponent of the genre, were "white supremacists with an added tinge of anti-semitism and admiration for Mussolini's version of fascism. Their novels reek of unapologetic racism . " But then this was the nineten-twenties and thirties.and racism was common in southern and east Africa (as well as the United States and Europe). T38. Seller Inventory # 06952

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Riddell, Florence

Published by Butterworth, London (1939)

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About this Item: Butterworth, London, 1939. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 11th. Imp. 288pp. VG in VG dust-jacket. Romantic white settler fiction, set in the Kenya of the early 20's, and a best-seller in its day (this is the 11th impression in six years). An example of the "Kenya novel," a sub-genre of romance fiction which was popularized mainly by Florence Riddell & Nora St. John Beale, as well as Nora K. Strange and Elspeth Huxley. The Kenya novel is credited by C J.D. Duder ("Love and the Lions: The Image of White Settlement in Kenya in Popular Fiction, 1919-1939," in "African Affairs" 1991) with being a key element in formulating a favorable image of the white settler situation in Kenya with the British [and American] reading public. According to Duder, both Riddell & Nora K. Strange, another leading exponent of the genre, were "white supremacists with an added tinge of anti-semitism and admiration for Mussolini's version of fascism. Their novels reek of unapologetic racism . " Probably no surprise, as this was the nineten-twenties and thirties.and racism was common in southern and east Africa (as well as the United States and Europe). SB10. Seller Inventory # 15261

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