Foreign News: Humiliating Experiences

Throughout France the name "J. H. Rosny" passes for that of a talented novelist, but in Paris one knows better. When there come strolling down the leafy Champs Elysees, arm in arm, the brothers J. H. H. Boex, 71, and S. J. F. Boex, 68, then it is time to dart forward, shake their hands, and congratulate these two twinkling-eyed old gentlemen on the latest success of Novelist "J. H. Rosny."

They are "he." Together they have written his books in fruitful collaboration. They alone know why his heroes are so often scientists, and even...

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