Books: Gloriously Beautiful

Squirming Purple Worms Obstruct the Course of True Love

"Of all the girls in Shawnmoor College the most beautiful and most audacious was Myra Brooks . . . too gloriously beautiful ever to be let alone."

Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth? Rosa Nouchette Carey? Charles Garvice? No. But their most recent successor in the paper-back-thriller field—the anonymous authors of The True Story Series, published by Macfadden Publications, Inc. Hail to the two-bit novel redivivus! The passage that tops this column is from The Truth About a College Girl.

To return to Myra—Myra was certainly a knockout. "In her...

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