Books: Kaffirs, Jews

THE COMING OF THE LORD—Sarah Gertrude Millin—Liveright ($2.50).

Esteemed and popular in Gibeon, bustling Anglo-Dutch townlet of South Africa, was Arnold Duerden, sportsman, clubman. And yet he was unsuccessful as a lawyer, because, come to think of it, he did have a defect—his brains were not very good. Not that this would have mattered if he had been willing to handle the affairs of petty tradespeople, but Kaffirs and Jews were beneath his dignity. He preferred to let his charming wife support him, though he always implied that Hermia's concert tours were her pleasurable...

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