RUMANIA: Regal Authoress

Clare Sheridan, sculptress-author, announced that Queen Marie of Rumania has written a book called The Voice on the Mountain.

Mrs. Sheridan, who has read the book, finds it a display of sentimentality, abounding in super-adjectives, containing many plagiarisms, "the outpourings of a gushing school girl." She regrets that Marie did not write of some lovely Rumanian legend, that her Russian blood did not endow her with "some talent, mysticism and taste," that the English blood did not "add a sense of humor to her complex...

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