BYSTANDERMaxim GorkiCape & Smith ($3).
Author Maxim Gorki is famed in Europe: in the last three years 2,000,000 copies of his books have been sold in Russia alone. He is little known in the U. S. Says he: Bystander is his magnum opus.
Sympathetic with the revolutionists but not an active revolutionist himself, Author Gorki has written not propaganda but a chronicle of the Russian intellectuals. The scene is laid in Russia of some 30 years back; the story ends at the time of the late Tsar's coronation. Hero Clim Samghin is a...