Books: More Good Earth

SONS—Pearl S. Buck—John Day— ($2.50).

Readers of Authoress Pearl Syden-stricker Buck's The Good Earth (TIME, March 16, 1931), homely melodrama of a Chinese family, now in its 23rd printing, will look, forward to Sons, which tells them more about the fortunes of the Wang family. As lengthy (467 pages) as her first best seller, Sons is just as pleasantly written, should give the reader the same pleasant feeling of delving deep into Chinese consciousness.

Sons takes up the tale where The Good Earth dropped it, at Wang Lung's death. His three sons, Wang...

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