Books: Nice Friends

ECHO ANSWERS—Elswyth Thane —Stokes ($2). The story is of love in a May orchard and how the lovers parted; she to marry an earl and be ashamed that she had not risked poverty; he, an artist, to paint without his heart, growing stronger, kinder but greyer with loneliness. And of his vivid friend, Stephen Cole, and his devoted friend, Cyril Beauchamps; how they bucked him up and kept him going for 20 years. And then of how she came back, Lady Eve, a widow with a reputation, to beg the dream she had once...

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