Books: Moon-Calf

HOMECOMING—Floyd Dell—Farrar & Rinehart ($3). Generations push each other too fast to allow youth to grow old gracefully or without hurting somebody's feelings. Some 20 years ago—a mere wink of time —Floyd Dell was a promising young writer, one of the literary Lochinvars who came out of the West to startle Chicago and Greenwich Village into a romantic revival. When he wrote Moon-Calf (1920), an autobiographical novel, thousands of adolescent readers found him excitingly like themselves. Sometime practicer of "free love," an editor of the old Masses, a pillar of the...

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