Books: Floyd Dell

He Can Discuss the Abstract

Without Introducing the Personal

Floyd Dell, whose Moon-Calf and The Briary Bush were ranked high by many critics among contemporary realistic novels, has finished a new story. It will be called Janet March and will be published in the autumn. Meanwhile, at Croton-on-Hudson he is attempting to play tennis and to educate his young son Anthony Dell, who, if he has not already commenced to talk, will do so very soon.

Floyd Dell is a slight, shy, sensitive man, essentially poet in temperament, but turned irrevocably novelist. He is a...

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