Books: Grand Passion

CHANCE HAS A WHIP—Raymond Hoiden—Scribner ($2.50). In a literary scene dominated by tales of the barbarism of war and the hopelessness of peace a novel of oldfashioned, happy, romantic love stands out as conspicuously as a shy and innocent girl surrounded by disillusioned dames who have lost more than their youth. As a result Raymond Holden's Chance Has A Whip emerges as particularly refreshing, with at least one extended section that is calculated to remain long in readers' memories. The grand passion in Hendrick Fillmore's life is his love for beautiful, dark-eyed Leda...

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