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  • Author: Martin Levin

    Total Archives: 621 Items - 2 Books, 393 Articles, 226 Reviews
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      (5 Reviews)
      The Troublemaker, by Ann Birstein
      1. The Troublemaker by Ann Birstein
      2. The Autumn's Brightness by Daisy Newman
      3. Walk in Beauty by Grace Jamison Breckling
      4. The Dowry by Margaret Culkin Banning
      5. The Gates of Living by Josephine Lawrence
      The Saturday Review
      , March 19, 1955, p. 42 - PDF
    2. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      A Most Contagious Game, by Samuel Grafton
      1. A Most Contagious Game by Samuel Grafton
      2. Sow the Wind by LaSelle Gillman
      3. The Other Half of the Orange by J.M. Scott
      4. Escape from Pimlico by Robert Standish
      The Saturday Review
      , May 14, 1955, p. 43 - PDF
    3. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      Penniless Blues, by Mel Heimer
      1. Penniless Blues by Mel Heimer
      2. Search the Dark Woods by Myrick Land
      3. Hearts and Heads by Christopher Veiel
      4. To Each His Dream by Graham Holt
      The Saturday Review
      , July 30, 1955, p. 17 - PDF
    4. [+]
      (5 Reviews)
      The Bubble Makers, by George J.W. Goodman
      1. The Bubble Makers by George J.W. Goodman
      2. The Sunlit Ambush by Mark Derby
      3. Happy Returns by Manning Coles
      4. The Little Walls by Winston Graham
      5. The Lark Shall Sing by Elizabeth Cadell
      The Saturday Review
      , October 1, 1955, pp. 43-45 - PDF
    5. [+]
      (Review)
      The Fugitive Romans, by William Murray
      1. The Fugitive Romans by William Murray
      The Saturday Review
      , April 9, 1955, p. 30 - PDF
    6. [+]
      (Review)
      The Call from Calle Moreno, by Mary Main
      1. The Call from Calle Moreno by Mary Main
      The Saturday Review
      , November 12, 1955, pp. 44-46 - PDF
    7. [+]
      (Review)
      Castles in the Sand, by William Standish Stone
      1. Castles in the Sand by William Standish Stone
      The Saturday Review
      , March 19, 1955, p. 17 - PDF
    8. [+]
      (5 Reviews)
      Flight from Natchez, by Frank G. Slaughter
      1. Flight from Natchez by Frank G. Slaughter
      2. First Train to Babylon by Max Simon Ehrlich
      3. The Turning Point by Hugh Clevely
      4. The White Foxes of Gorfenletch by Henry Tegner
      5. So Tiberius by Ethel Mannin
      The Saturday Review
      , November 26, 1955, p. 32 - PDF
    9. [+]
      (Review)
      Three Roads to a Star, by David Garth
      1. Three Roads to a Star by David Garth
      The Saturday Review
      , February 5, 1955, p. 32 - PDF
    10. [+]
      (Review)
      Auntie Mame, by Patrick Dennis
      1. Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis
      The Saturday Review
      , April 23, 1955, p. 15 - PDF
    11. [+]
      (Review)
      The Breaking Wave, by Nevil Shute
      1. The Breaking Wave by Nevil Shute
      The Saturday Review
      , May 21, 1955, p. 19 - PDF
    12. [+]
      (15 Reviews)
      The Troubled Midnight, by Rodney Garland
      1. The Troubled Midnight by Rodney Garland
      2. Man on Spikes by Eliot Asinof
      3. Tell It on the Drums by Robert W. Krepps
      4. A Nail Merchant at Nightfall by Mika Waltari
      5. Blizzard by Phil Stong
      6. Laugh Till You Cry by Wolf Mankowitz
      7. Mamma by Diana Tutton
      8. Hotel Fever by Arnold Gifford
      9. Mr. Peepers by Wallace Cox and William Redfield
      10. Children of the Black-Haired People by Evan King
      11. The Captive City by John Appleby
      12. Carmela by Alex Lauder
      13. House of Dolls by Ka-tzetnik 135633
      14. Yonder by Margaret Bell Houston
      15. Admirals on Horseback by Geoffrey Willans
      The Saturday Review
      , August 6, 1955, p. 16 - PDF
    13. [+]
      (5 Reviews)
      Tomorrow the New Moon, by Shirley Barker
      1. Tomorrow the New Moon by Shirley Barker
      2. Bride for New Orleans by Edward F. Murphy
      3. The Freedom Song by Neill C. Wilson
      4. Oklahoma Run by Alberta Wilson Constant
      5. Shadows in the Dusk by John Jennings
      The Saturday Review
      , April 2, 1955, p. 41 - PDF
    14. [+]
      (Review)
      Children of Light, by Gerald Sykes
      1. Children of Light by Gerald Sykes
      The Saturday Review
      , May 14, 1955, p. 17 - PDF
    15. [+]
      (Review)
      Variable Winds at Jalna, by Mazo de la Roche
      1. Variable Winds at Jalna by Mazo de la Roche
      The Saturday Review
      , January 1, 1955, p. 66 - PDF
    16. [+]
      (Review)
      A Villa in Summer, by Penelope Mortimer
      1. A Villa in Summer by Penelope Mortimer
      The Saturday Review
      , August 6, 1955, p. 35 - PDF
    17. [+]
      (5 Reviews)
      An Alligator Named Daisy, by Charles Terrot
      1. An Alligator Named Daisy by Charles Terrot
      2. The Chartered Libertine by Ralph Allen
      3. The Small Rain by Diane Raymond
      4. Hidden Fire by Max Ferguson
      5. The Big Store by Oscar Schisgall
      The Saturday Review
      , May 21, 1955, p. 19 - PDF
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      (Review)
      The Judas Kiss, by Jay Dratler
      1. The Judas Kiss by Jay Dratler
      The Saturday Review
      , January 29, 1955, pp. 29-31 - PDF
    19. [+]
      (6 Reviews)
      The Emerald Crown, by Theodora McCormick
      1. The Emerald Crown by Theodora McCormick
      2. My Lord Essex by Olive Eckerson
      3. Black William by Robert Neill
      4. Captain Cut-Throat by John Dickson Carr
      5. Captain Bashful by Donald Barr Chidsey
      6. The Scotswoman by Inglis C. Fletcher
      The Saturday Review
      , June 18, 1955, p. 42 - PDF
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      (Review)
      The Year of August, by Anton Fereva
      1. The Year of August by Anton Fereva
      The Saturday Review
      , May 21, 1955, p. 18 - PDF