Books: Pursuit of Happiness

THE DARK JOURNEY—Julian Green— Harper ($2.50).

Awarded. By Harper & Bros, to Julian Green, for writing The Dark Journey: $10,000.

The Story. Guèret was a huge stoop-shouldered young man, his full and sallow face had a fleshy nose, thick lips, grey eyes, a blighted look. He worked as tutor to small André Grosgeorge. Once Madame Grosgeorge surprised the two in the garish lesson-room when André was stumbling over his history. Guèret heard the softness in her voice as she called her son: "Come closer. . . . Raise your head and...

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