David J. Nordloh at Indiana University wrote a fine introduction for that institution’s reprint of Penrod and Sam. An ebook scan of the text has shown up online for the reading enjoyment of those who already have a copy of the novel, but are interested in worthy critique.
Here’s a sample of what Nordloh has to […]


This lightly-plotted story concerns a 22-year-old young woman, flirty, thoughtless, and self-absorbed. She is 22, virginal, living at home with her parents, socially isolated, ordinary, and virtually skill-less. What is to become of a girl like Alice?