Books: New Books: Sep. 22, 1924

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

THE DARK CLOUD—Thomas Boyd— Scribners ($2.00). Because the skipper used to lick him, Hugh Turner ran away from his ship at Quebec, got down to Detroit by river. He met a man named Durham who was a gambler and decent and who in his spare moments punched tickets on the Under- ground Railway, the Negroes' accommodation train. They made out pretty well together, keeping away from Federal...

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