Josephine Butler to Miss Forsaith

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Postcard. No address. Beginning part of place on postmark is missing.

Refers to sensation on the Continent made by Tolstoy's 'Resurrection' and asks whether a review of it would be suitable for the 'Shield'. 'It is full of genius and is, so to speak, the 'amende honorable' for the masculine conscience to the womanhood of the world'

Administrative / Biographical History

Postmark CTON W, Feb 16 1900

'Tolstoy's last book 'Resurrection'

He lived till 1910, but it was his last great piece of writing. It was published in 1900.

Biog: Leo Nikolaievich Tolstoy