Books: Sweet & Strong

GREEN LIGHT—Lloyd C. Douglas— Houghton Mifflin ($2.50).

Greensickness is defined as "an anaemic disease which mostly affects young women about the age of puberty and gives a pale or greenish tinge to the complexion." Present-day letters, which some doctors have diagnosed as convalescing from a long siege of bilious morbidity, is breaking out in occasional patches that seem reminiscent of the same sort of adolescent sickliness. Author Douglas' high-minded story has a strong, sweet flavor about it that will attract followers of the late Gene Stratton Porter, members of the Oxford Group et...

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