Review: BEATRIX POTTER by Linda Lear

The Original Green Goddess

by Robert McCrum for Guardian Unlimited Books (Jan. 7, 2007)

“One hundred years after The Tale of Peter Rabbit was the word-of-mouth sensation of Edwardian publishing, its author’s tale is again making headlines. The story of the exacting, upper-middle-class spinster from Kensington and her reluctant acquisition by the Bloomsbury firm of F Warne & Co became book-trade folklore many years ago.”

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