Books: Mr. Wells

CHRISTINA ALBERTA'S FATHER— H. G. Wells—MacMillan ($2.50). Returning to a dilatory manner that he had before he began inventing worlds, Mr. Wells writes of the husband and daughter of a London laundress and what they did when, their capable relative dying, they shook off the suds and embarked upon a career untrammeled by clotheslines. It is a contemporaneous chronicle, in the age of Ramsay MacDonald, broadcasting and world-flying. So that there are several "remarkable experiences", especially for Widower Preemby, despite the fact that some of the minor characters play Canfield every...

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