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<ii The first novel I wrote was called Liza of Lambeth. It was accepted by the first
publisher to whom I sent it. For some time Fisher Unwin had been bringing out in
what he called The Pseudonym Series a number of short novels which had ...
at the corner of Lambeth Bridge, and as soon as the table was cleared after an
early meal, set to work. Fisher Unwin was hard on his authors. He took ... for my
royalties. It amounted to twenty pounds. If I may judge by its continuing sales Liza
He told me that was what the public wanted from me and prophesied that it would
have, now that I had broken the ice, a far greater success than Liza of Lambeth.
But this was not in my ideas at all. I was ambitious. I had a feeling, I do not know ...
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