Books: Dada Novel

THE EATER OF DARKNESS—Robert M. Coates—Macaulay ($2.50). "To My Father and Mother, Nick Carter . . . ex-Mayor Hylan, Gertrude Stein . . . Oleg Skrypitzine . . . Gerald Chapman, Harold Loeb, The New York Times . . . and Fantomas this book is affectionately or gratefully dedicated." Author Coates lives in Manhattan's Chelsea at the end of a disconnected telephone-wire, and it is in Chelsea that his story begins. There one Charles Dograr, "a rare and sensitive soul" meets "one night at 5 a. m." a remarkably white-browed, long-handed old gentleman...

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