Books: Young Germany

FAREWELL TO PARADISE—Frank Thiess—Knopf ($2). To those who have never read him, Author Thiess may be introduced as the hot trumpet in Germany's jazz age. The Gateway to Life (1927) interpreted adolescents; The Devil's Shadow (1928), closed with the picture of its hero setting out for the U. S. as a sort of missionary for a white-slave trust, exulting: "Life is so glorious!" Pillars of Fire (1930) will conclude this tetralogy (4-novel work) whose first work, a prelude to all the rest, is Farewell to Paradise (1929).

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