Books: Dick, Tom, Sam

Will There Be Rover Boys in Utopia Too?

The Story* Sequels seem to be out of favor with most prominent American authors — heaven knows why! Hergesheimer, Lewis, Gather, Wharton, Fitzgerald, Dos Passes, et cetera — not one of them seems to care about carrying his or her characters through more than a single volume. Except for James Branch Cabell with his elaborate lineage of Lichfield, the pleasant custom of introducing a favorite character from one book into another seems for the present to have fallen into desuetude among us, at least...

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