Good Books: May 28, 1923

The following estimates of books much in the public eye were made after careful consideration of the trend of critical opinion.

THE GREAT GRANDMOTHER—G. A. Birmingham—Bobbs Merrill ($2.00). It isn't as good as Spanish Gold or Lalage's Trovers. Nor does the inimitable J. J. Meldon appear in it— though one of the principal characters, an Irish solicitor named Royce, bears a pleasant family resemblance to him in speech and ways. But, nevertheless, this slight and smiling tale of the adventures of Basil Price, private secretary to Lord Edmund...

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