Books: Doleful

THREE LOVES—Max Brod—Knopf ($2.50).

"'And I have always considered you so cold—'I cautiously began.

"Her voice, usually veiled, was as shrill as a doorbell and as ugly as a poor sermon: 'How else can I be when I feel that I am nothing to a man but a means of enjoyment—not a human being, only a pillow?'"

For that reason they parted. She went to the nothingness of forgotten characters, while Mayreder went on to his second and third loves. His second love was a virgin who consoled him and was about to introduce...

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