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Champagne & Potato-Soup

TIDES — Edouard von Keyserling — Macaulay ($2.50).

To Americans, philosophy-conscious, Keyserling is no new name. Count Hermann von Keyserling's Travel Diary of a Philosopher is considered readable by-many. Hermann's brother Edouard wrote, among other things, Tides, a novel, now translated into English. Will Edouard's novel be as popular as Hermann's philosophy?

The Story. "But that is terrible!" says the first woman, watching the Grill couple stroll, "she was one of our own circle."

"What is so terrible about it?" expostulates her mother. "The...

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