Books: New Books: Apr. 7, 1924

The following estimates of books muck in the public eye were made after careful consideration of the trend of critical opinion:

SAYONARA —John Paris —Boni & Liveright ($2.00). Another Rain, in a Japanese setting: geisha girls, Anglican bishops, cherry blossoms, suicide. The author of the controversial Kimono has again scratched off the customary Oriental glamour and uncovered a realistic—at times amusing, at times sordid—picture of Japanese life. Beneath the rather melodramatic narrative runs an undercurrent of real seriousness, a sense of inscrutable, unconquerable differences between East and West, a shadow of...

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