Books: Unhappy Days

IN TRAGIC LIFE—Vardis Fisher—Doubleday, Doran ($2.50).

Latest addition to the ranks of U. S. tetralogy-writers is Author Vardis Fisher. He will not be the least. The first volume of his projected four shows enough of his hand to indicate that he will have to be reckoned with. In Tragic Life is not his first novel nor is this its first edition: it was published early this year by Caxton Printers, Caldwell, Idaho. Readers whose stomachs cannot stand strong meat had better not dip in here, but for those who can, its morbidly realistic...

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