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'Masel's Perth is deceptively calm; behind its daily rituals lurk dark secrets, betrayals and corruption.The isolation of this relatively small community is stressed, but not its innocence. Indeed, guilt is the defining feature of this community, which Masel explores in the trial for murder of a Perth shopkeeper and its aftermath.' (Bennett, 1991).

Notes

  • Dedication: To Marian

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Nelson ,
      1937 .
      Extent: 288p.
      Note/s:
      • First published, September 1937 (verso)
      Series: Nelson Novels Nelson (publisher), series - publisher

Works about this Work

Myths of Innocence and Experience Bruce Bennett , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: An Australian Compass : Essays on Place and Direction in Australian Literature 1991; (p. 75-87) Populous Places : Australian Cities and Towns 1992; (p. 238-253)
'In a Glass Prison' 1937 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 6 November 1937; (p. 6)

— Review of In a Glass Prison : A Novel Philip Masel , 1937 single work novel

'Although not so heralded, In a Glass Prison is a first novel and its author a West Australian, facts which, of themselves, are calculated to excite the curiosity of readers in the author's own State. But the local set ting of this story and the richness of its colour, pleasing as these are, but constitute the mere trimmings of the theme with which Mr. Masel is primarily concerned-a theme not merely of local but of universal interest...'

'In a Glass Prison' 1937 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 6 November 1937; (p. 6)

— Review of In a Glass Prison : A Novel Philip Masel , 1937 single work novel

'Although not so heralded, In a Glass Prison is a first novel and its author a West Australian, facts which, of themselves, are calculated to excite the curiosity of readers in the author's own State. But the local set ting of this story and the richness of its colour, pleasing as these are, but constitute the mere trimmings of the theme with which Mr. Masel is primarily concerned-a theme not merely of local but of universal interest...'

Myths of Innocence and Experience Bruce Bennett , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: An Australian Compass : Essays on Place and Direction in Australian Literature 1991; (p. 75-87) Populous Places : Australian Cities and Towns 1992; (p. 238-253)
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