“We regret to say that our united opinion is entirely against the book as we do not think it would be at all suitable for the Juvenile market in [England.] It is very long, rather old-fashioned, and in our opinion not deserving of the opinion which it seems to enjoy.”
Excerpted from: Bernard, Andre, and Bill Henderson, eds. Pushcart’s Complete Rotten Reviews and Rejections. Wainscott, NY: Pushcart Press, 1998.