Books: San Luis

THE BRIDGE OF SAN LUIS REY— Thornton Wilder—A. & C. Boni ($2.50). "On Friday noon, July the 20th, 1714, the finest bridge in all Peru broke and precipitated five travellers into the gulf below." The five people were: The Marquesa de Montemayor and Pepita, her companion, Esteban, the brother of Manuel, Uncle Pio, and Don Jaime the son of the actress whom he had loved and made famous. Now why had a bridge upon whose miraculous high path everyone in Peru had stepped at one time or another postponed its decay to...

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