The Blue Castle: Reviews

41 items, 1927–1932

Bibliography

1932 (1)

Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, Australia). Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 2 July 1932, 3.

1928 (1)

The Patriot (Charlottetown, PE). “An Idyl of the Cool Canadian Woods.” Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 20 September 1928. In “Scrapbook of Reviews from Around the World Which L.M. Montgomery’s Clipping Service Sent to Her,” compiled by L.M. Montgomery, 280. L.M. Montgomery Collection, Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph archives.

1927 (2)

El Paso Times (El Paso, TX). Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 6 March 1927. In “Scrapbook of Reviews from Around the World Which L.M. Montgomery’s Clipping Service Sent to Her,” compiled by L.M. Montgomery, 297. L.M. Montgomery Collection, Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph archives.

ALA Booklist (Chicago, IL). Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. January 1927, 177.

1926 (36)

Punch, or the London Charivari (London, UK). Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 15 December 1926, 672.

Also in “Scrapbook of Reviews from Around the World Which L.M. Montgomery’s Clipping Service Sent to Her,” compiled by L.M. Montgomery, 266. L.M. Montgomery Collection, Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph archives.

Also as “[That Particular Quality of Naïve Zestfulness]” in The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 3: A Legacy in Review, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre, 283–84. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015.

The New Outlook (Toronto, ON). Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 17 November 1926, 16–17.

Camden Evening Courier (Camden, NJ). “Death Sentence Leads to a New Lease on Life.” Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 12 November 1926. In “Scrapbook of Reviews from Around the World Which L.M. Montgomery’s Clipping Service Sent to Her,” compiled by L.M. Montgomery, 268. L.M. Montgomery Collection, Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph archives.

Smithson, Faith. Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. The Canadian Churchman (Toronto, ON), 4 November 1926, 733.

Also in “Scrapbook of Reviews from Around the World Which L.M. Montgomery’s Clipping Service Sent to Her,” compiled by L.M. Montgomery, 271. L.M. Montgomery Collection, Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph archives.

Also as “[Essentially a Woman’s Book]” in The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 3: A Legacy in Review, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre, 281–83. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015.

The Montreal Daily Star (Montreal, QC). Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 23 October 1926, 23.

Also in “Scrapbook of Reviews from Around the World Which L.M. Montgomery’s Clipping Service Sent to Her,” compiled by L.M. Montgomery, 266 and 269. L.M. Montgomery Collection, Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph archives.

Also as “[Emerging from Her Dream-World]” in The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 3: A Legacy in Review, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre, 281. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015.

The Gazette (Montreal, QC). “A Montgomery Book.” Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 23 October 1926, 17.

The Calgary Herald (Calgary, AB). Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 23 October 1926, 11.

Boston Evening Transcript (Boston, MA). Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 23 October 1926, 5.

The Scotsman (Edinburgh, UK). Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 21 October 1926, 2.

Also as “[Valancy’s Revolt]” in The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 3: A Legacy in Review, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre, 280–81. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015.

The Havana Post (Havana, Cuba). “A Dream Castle.” Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 17 October 1926. In “Scrapbook of Reviews from Around the World Which L.M. Montgomery’s Clipping Service Sent to Her,” compiled by L.M. Montgomery, 260. L.M. Montgomery Collection, Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph archives.

Also in The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 3: A Legacy in Review, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre, 280. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015.

Denison, Mary A. Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. The Literary Review (New York, NY), 16 October 1926, 12.

Cape Times (Cape Town, South Africa). Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 14 October 1926. In “Scrapbook of Reviews from Around the World Which L.M. Montgomery’s Clipping Service Sent to Her,” compiled by L.M. Montgomery, 259. L.M. Montgomery Collection, Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph archives.

Also as “[An Innocuous and Sentimental Tale]” in The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 3: A Legacy in Review, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre, 279–80. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015.

The Daily Times (Otago, New Zealand), “An American Love Story.” Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 9 October 1926. In “Scrapbook of Reviews from Around the World Which L.M. Montgomery’s Clipping Service Sent to Her,” compiled by L.M. Montgomery, 276. L.M. Montgomery Collection, Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph archives.

L.S. Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. Philadelphia World (Philadelphia, PA), 5 October 1926. In “Scrapbook of Reviews from Around the World Which L.M. Montgomery’s Clipping Service Sent to Her,” compiled by L.M. Montgomery, 256. L.M. Montgomery Collection, Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph archives.

Also as “[A Dainty and Fragrant Concoction]” in The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 3: A Legacy in Review, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre, 278–79. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015.

Clark, Bernice. Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. The Border Cities Star (Windsor, ON), 4 October 1926, 12.

The Times–Dispatch (Richmond, VA). “‘The Blue Castle’ Is Full of Tingles.” Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 3 October 1926, 16.

Also in “Scrapbook of Reviews from Around the World Which L.M. Montgomery’s Clipping Service Sent to Her,” compiled by L.M. Montgomery, 256. L.M. Montgomery Collection, Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph archives.

The New York World (New York, NY). Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 2 October 1926. In “Scrapbook of Reviews from Around the World Which L.M. Montgomery’s Clipping Service Sent to Her,” compiled by L.M. Montgomery, 257. L.M. Montgomery Collection, Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph archives.

The Mail and Empire (Toronto, ON). “L.M. Montgomery Writes First Novel for Adults.” Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 2 October 1926, 15.

Also in “Scrapbook of Reviews from Around the World Which L.M. Montgomery’s Clipping Service Sent to Her,” compiled by L.M. Montgomery, 282. L.M. Montgomery Collection, Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph archives.

Also in The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 3: A Legacy in Review, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre, 277–78. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015.

Rimmer, T.D. Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. The Canadian Bookman (Toronto, ON), October 1926, 307–8.

Also as “[A Sort of Cinderella]” in The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 3: A Legacy in Review, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre, 277. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015.

The Times Literary Supplement (London, UK). Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 30 September 1926, 657.

Also in “Scrapbook of Reviews from Around the World Which L.M. Montgomery’s Clipping Service Sent to Her,” compiled by L.M. Montgomery, 259 and 266. L.M. Montgomery Collection, Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph archives.

Also as “[Cinderella in Small-Town America]” in The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 3: A Legacy in Review, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre, 276–77. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015.

M’Murtrie, Burt. Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. The Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh, PA), 26 September 1926, Theatrical and Photoplay Section 6.

Also in “Scrapbook of Reviews from Around the World Which L.M. Montgomery’s Clipping Service Sent to Her,” compiled by L.M. Montgomery, 255. L.M. Montgomery Collection, Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph archives.

An earlier version, unsigned, in The Saturday Review of Literature (New York, NY), 18 September 1926, 122–23. This version also in “Scrapbook of Reviews from Around the World Which L.M. Montgomery’s Clipping Service Sent to Her,” compiled by L.M. Montgomery, 239. L.M. Montgomery Collection, Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph archives.

Also as “[Exclusively for Feminine Readers]” in The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 3: A Legacy in Review, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre, 276. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015.

The New York Times Book Review (New York, NY). “Canadian Romance.” Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 26 September 1926, 33.

The New York World (New York, NY). “A Pleasant Tale.” Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 19 September 1926, 4M.

Also in “Scrapbook of Reviews from Around the World Which L.M. Montgomery’s Clipping Service Sent to Her,” compiled by L.M. Montgomery, 239 and 256. L.M. Montgomery Collection, Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph archives.

Also in The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 3: A Legacy in Review, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre, 275–76. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015.

Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, NY). “When a Dream Comes True.” Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 19 September 1926. In “Scrapbook of Reviews from Around the World Which L.M. Montgomery’s Clipping Service Sent to Her,” compiled by L.M. Montgomery, 260. L.M. Montgomery Collection, Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph archives.

The Press (Christchurch, New Zealand). Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 18 September 1926. In “Scrapbook of Reviews from Around the World Which L.M. Montgomery’s Clipping Service Sent to Her,” compiled by L.M. Montgomery, 272. L.M. Montgomery Collection, Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph archives.

Also as “[Neither So Good nor So Bad]” in The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 3: A Legacy in Review, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre, 275. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015.

The Globe (Toronto, ON). “Creator of ‘Anne’ Sees Muskoka.” Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 18 September 1926, 20.

Also in “Scrapbook of Reviews from Around the World Which L.M. Montgomery’s Clipping Service Sent to Her,” compiled by L.M. Montgomery, 257–57 and 278. L.M. Montgomery Collection, Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph archives.

Also in The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 3: A Legacy in Review, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre, 274–75. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015.

The Register (Adelaide, Australia). “One Year of Life.” Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 11 September 1926, 4.

Also as “[A Kick out of Emily’s Climbs]” in The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 3: A Legacy in Review, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre, 273–74. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015.

The Springfield Sunday Union and Republican (Springfield, MA). “The Spinster Makes Good.” Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 5 September 1926, 7F.

The Queenslander (Brisbane, Australia). Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 4 September 1926, 8.

New Zealand Times (Wellington, New Zealand). “Cinderella Meets a Man.” Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 28 August 1926. In “Scrapbook of Reviews from Around the World Which L.M. Montgomery’s Clipping Service Sent to Her,” compiled by L.M. Montgomery, 259. L.M. Montgomery Collection, Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph archives.

Also in The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 3: A Legacy in Review, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre, 273. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015.

The Brisbane Courier (Brisbane, Australia). Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 21 August 1926, 18.

Also as “[A Pleasant Tonic]” in The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 3: A Legacy in Review, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre, 273. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015.

The Australasian (Melbourne, Australia). Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 21 August 1926. In “Scrapbook of Reviews from Around the World Which L.M. Montgomery’s Clipping Service Sent to Her,” compiled by L.M. Montgomery, 259. L.M. Montgomery Collection, Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph archives.

Also as “[Sentiment and Humour]” in The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 3: A Legacy in Review, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre, 272. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015.

The Auckland Star (Auckland, New Zealand). Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 21 August 1926, 22.

Also as “[Natural, although Unusual]” in The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 3: A Legacy in Review, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre, 271–72. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015.

The Week (Brisbane, Australia). “A Girl’s Day Dreams.” Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 20 August 1926. In “Scrapbook of Reviews from Around the World Which L.M. Montgomery’s Clipping Service Sent to Her,” compiled by L.M. Montgomery, 264. L.M. Montgomery Collection, Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph archives.

The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia). Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 14 August 1926, 12.

The Argus (Melbourne, Australia). Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. 13 August 1926. In “Scrapbook of Reviews from Around the World Which L.M. Montgomery’s Clipping Service Sent to Her,” compiled by L.M. Montgomery, 259. L.M. Montgomery Collection, Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph archives.

Also as “[The Mouse Becomes the Lion]” in The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 3: A Legacy in Review, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre, 271. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015.

Date Unknown (1)

“Muskoka Romance.” Review of The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery. Unidentified and undated clipping. In “Scrapbook of Reviews from Around the World Which L.M. Montgomery’s Clipping Service Sent to Her,” compiled by L.M. Montgomery, 265. L.M. Montgomery Collection, Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph archives.