FICTION: Men Like Gods

THE MAN WHO CANNOT DIE— Thames Williamson—Small Maynard ($2.50). Strange and wonderful people appear in this strange and wonderful book. Richard Bacon, debonair and demoniac son of Alchemist Roger Bacon, visits Philadelphia about 1830. He is 567 years old. There he injects Arthur Pentland, young Pittsburgh snob, with the elixir of life.* Soon after, he breaks his neck, being no longer useful to Author Williamson Arthur Pentland, who as a child suffered from night fears and grew up to love only his mother (now dead), soon marries a girl that reminds...

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