Autograph letter signed : Box Hill, Dorking, to an unidentified aspiring novelist, 1892 Aug. 8.

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Meredith, George, 1828-1909. Autograph letter signed : Box Hill, Dorking, to an unidentified aspiring novelist, 1892 Aug. 8.

Autograph letter signed : Box Hill, Dorking, to an unidentified aspiring novelist, 1892 Aug. 8.

Returning and criticizing a manuscript submitted to Meredith as a reader for Chapman and Hall: " ... it contains much good matter and has an elevated aim, but is written in a convulsive style, that would be repugnant to readers who want narrative ...," and noting that tastes have transferred from Ouida to Rider Haggard and Rudyard Kipling.

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