Books: Number 100

When Henry Ford marketed his ten millionth flivver, a musician composed a symphonic poem to celebrate the event (TIME, April 25). Edward Phillips Oppenheim has now published his 100th novel,* and though not one of his creations has been a flivver, somebody should salute Mr. Oppenheim with at least a small trumpet. †

Never was the Oppenheim genius more clearly displayed than at this century mark. Be it remembered that Mr. Oppenheim long since departed the ranks of writers who must sell books to live. He is now...

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