Books: Books, Jan. 18, 1932

Pre-War Model

RETURN TO YESTERDAY—Ford Madox Ford—Liveright ($4).

To look at Author Ford Madox Ford you might think he was one of those adenoidal Englishmen on whose mentality the sun never rises. After reading him you would have to admit yourself mistaken. Though not always graceful he is an agile writer, an anecdotalist of parts and humor, of quite un-British charm. Return to Yesterday is not just another old codger's autobiography. To read it is like being monologued by an expert. Author Ford, though gossipy, is...

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