Books: Good Books: Dec. 3, 1923

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

ANTIC HAY—Aldous Huxley—Doran ($2.00). Of Theodore Gumbril, sometime Oxford tutor, and his superb invention — Gumbril's Patent Pneumatic Trousers—They Protect the Lumbar Ganglia and Lend Incisive Poise to Businessmen. Of his extraordinary exploits in Love and Business, under the beaverish protection of a huge, artificial beard. Of Casimir Lypiatt, the boomingly futile would-be genius—and Shearwater, the scientist who investigated sweat— and P. Mercaptan, the snouty-faced amateur of rococo amours—and Myra Viveash with...

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