Margaret Peterson

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Margaret Peterson (1883–1933) was a popular English novelist.[1][2] She also wrote under the pseudonym Glint Green. In 1913, she won the 250-guinea Melrose prize for her first novel The Lure of the Little Drum.[3] She also wrote Blind Eyes (1914), Tony Bellew (1914), Just Because (1915), The Love of Navarre (1915), To Love (1915), The Women's Message(1915), Butterfly Wings (1916), Fate and the Watcher (1917), Love's Burden (1918), The Death Drum (1919), Moon Mountains (1920), Love is Enough (1921), Dust of Desire (1922), The First Stone (1923), Deadly Nightshade (1924), The Pitiful Rebellion (1925), Pamela and Her Lion Man (1926), The Feet of Death (1927), Like a Rose (1928), The Thing That Cannot be Named (1929), Dear, Lovely One (1930), Fatal Shadows (1931), Poor Delights (1932), Twice Broken (1933) and Death in Goblin Waters (1934).[4] She was also a poet whose verse had appeared in The Sphere and elsewhere and had earned a reputation for eccentricity by habitually dressing in medieval clothes.[5]


  1. ^ Q. D. Leavis, Fiction and the Reading Public, Chatto & Windus, 1939.
  2. ^ Joseph McAleer, Popular Reading and Publishing in Britain 1914-1950, Oxford Historical Monograph, 1993, ISBN 0-19-820329-2 ISBN 978-0198203292
  3. ^ "Lure of the Little Drum" in Book Review Digest, Vol.10, H.W. Wilson Co.,1915 p.426 [1]
  4. ^ Cited in: Margaret Peterson, To Love, Dodo Press, 2008. ISBN 1-4099-4053-5, ISBN 978-1-4099-4053-1
  5. ^ Nosheen Khan,Women's Poetry of the First World War, University of Kentucky, 1988 ISBN 0-8131-1677-5, ISBN 978-0-8131-1677-8

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