Books: Fiction: Aug. 15, 1927

Yesterday's Yeast

Feeling perhaps that his days grow fewer while his ideas multiply, Mr. Mr. Wells, the great educator, addresses himself more and more directly to his fellowmen. This time* the particular parties addressed are such British aristocrats as may have retained sufficient energy and money to be of use in remaking the world.

The address begins as a novel and ends as a tract, the recent general strike in England developing from a background into a thesis. The reader is left with an impression of Mr. Wells as a very sincere...

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