chapter  80
Unsigned review, Nation (New York), July 1893
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The story in which 'The Odd Women' are then ably championed is excellent both for construction and for characterization. The novel with a good purpose is too apt to be a very bad novel, and it is a pleasure to testify that Mr Gissing's is, in spite ofand on account of its intensity of purpose, an uncommonly good one.