Tag Archives: Philip Child
Philip Albert Child, circa 1916/17. Taken at the Cunningham Studios, Hamilton, Ontario. From the Philip Child papers, housed in the Archives of the Hamilton Public Library.
Just arrived today (and wedged into my mailbox with the sort of contempt only Canada Post can muster; no ill effects to report, other than to my blood-pressure). Philip Child’s first two novels, The Village of Souls (1933) and God’s … Continue reading
Philip Child‘s The Wood of the Nightingale. Toronto: Ryerson, 1965. 152 pp. 1st Edition. This just arrived in the post a few moments ago; it’s definitely showing its age, with heavy smoke stains on the spine, but I absolutely love … Continue reading
In an earlier post I discussed Janet Friskney’s book, New Canadian Library: The Ross McClelland Years 1952-1978. Using her excellent study I wrote about the sales figures of Philip Child’s WWI novel, God’s Sparrows: God’s Sparrows was in the bottom 13% in sales of the … Continue reading