British Fiction, 18001829

ROCHE, Mrs. Anna (1815)

Contemporary Reviews

Critical Review, 5th ser. 1 (Feb 1815): 208.

Mrs. Roche is a veteran in the novel service, but does not, exactly, by her writings, confirm the proverb—‘that practice makes perfect.’

Romantic plot—marvelous incident—platonic love—soaring language—lofty imagery—with all its sublime accompaniments! The tale not, however, uninteresting; particularly, to those who delight to sigh over passionate love-scenes, and sentimental distress.

Notes: Listed under ‘Monthly Catalogue: Novels’. Format: 2 vols 12mo; no price. Publisher: Cradock & Co.

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