Books: Gross Satire

HE DONE HER WRONG—Milt Gross— Doubleday, Doran ($2). Funnyman Gross can write entertainingly, uproariously, like several kinds of fool, several kinds of knave, but in this book he has not written a word. He Done Her Wrong is a "novel" in pictures, a takeoff on anything you like to mention: melodrama, cinema, picture-novels, the U. S., Virtue, Vice, comic strips.

The plot is swift, kaleidoscopic. Trapper Hero saves Dance-Hall Heroine from a fate worse than Death. Villain, a smooth little thing with a grin nothing can eradicate, admires Hero's prowess in the ensuing free-for-all,...

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