Books: Melodrama .

SHADOWS WAITING—Eleanor Carroll Chilton—John Day ($2.50). This novel opens when Haeckla (heroine) has just picked a jonquil. She has been trying for days to pick up and read the manuscript of Shadows Waiting, a novel sent her by Dennis (hero). The fact that the jonquil was a bud when the manuscript arrived, and has now grown to be a great big jonquil reminds Haeckla that several days have passed and she must hurry up and read whatever it is that Dennis has sent her. On p. 7 she unwraps it. On p. 93 she...

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