Rebecca West The Judge (Dodo Press)

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The Judge (Dodo Press)

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Cicely (changed to Cicily) Isabel Fairfield (1892- 1983), known by her pen name Rebecca West, or Dame Rebecca West, was a British-born writer of Scottish-Irish ancestry famous for her novels, journalism, literary criticism, and travel literature. A prolific, protean author who wrote in many genres, she was committed to feminist and liberal principles and was one of the foremost public intellectuals of the twentieth century as well as one of its greatest prose stylists. She reviewed books for The Times, the New York Herald Tribune, the Sunday Telegraph, and the New Republic, and she was a correspondent for The Bookman. Her works include: Henry James (1916), The Return of the Soldier (1918), Harriet Hume: A London Fantasy (1929), The Harsh Voice: Four Short Novels (1935), Black Lamb and Grey Falcon (1942) and The New Meaning of Treason (1969).

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Dame Rebecca West was a British writer, journalist, and literary critic. West initially trained as an actress, but soon found her calling as a writer after having several essays and editorial pieces on politics and women s suffrage published in prominent magazines such as The Daily Telegraph and the New York Herald TribuneA Train of Powder, The Meaning of Treason, and The New Meaning of Treason. She also wrote works of fiction, including the acclaimed The Return of the Soldier, and the autobiographical Aubrey trilogy, The Fountain Overflows, This Real Night, and Cousin Rosamund. A respected journalist and intellectual figure, West died in 1983 at the age of 90.

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