Books: Fiction: Aug. 29, 1927

Golden Moth

A moth desiring a star makes poetry. A moth excited by electric light makes a contemporary novel.

The Story of Gay Leonard—for it is far more her story than Dolly Quinn's — makes one of the better contemporary novels.— She is one of those astonishingly fragile moths, dusted with gold, who first distract football behemoths at col lege proms; then able young busi ness men at country club week ends; then men-about-town, reputable and otherwise. These moths cease to discriminate as their pow er and need of distraction increase. Sometimes...

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