Books: Coming Event?

THE SHADOW BEFORE—William Rollins Jr.—Me Bride ($2.50). Few readers of this novel of U. S. industrial warfare will doubt where Author Rollins' sympathies are, but fewer will be able to accuse him of bedizening reality with overmuch Red paint. Author Rollins' picture of a U. S. mill town under a strike is no sermon but a text. Aimed obliquely from the "left." The Shadow Before should hit many a "right"-minded reader squarely in the middle. Until the strike started, the New England mill town of Fullerton seemed a fairly pleasant little...

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