Books: While, When, Since

DEAD LOVERS ARE FAITHFUL LOVERS— Frances Newman—Boni & Liveright ($2.50). Curiously enough this book is not tedious. The first half concerns itself with the gold negligees, white ribbons, and creamy laces a pre-war Southern bride arranges for the retention of her husband's physical affections; the second half with the green hats, coral gowns, and visceral sensations of the girl who, ten years later, falls heir to those affections. Not that he, a chivalrous Southern gentleman, would involve her in an illicit relation, but as soon as his established reputation as rail-road president permits...

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