Books: Bats

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THE BAT — A Novel from the Play by Mary Roberts Rinehart & Avery Hopwood — Doran ($2). Now there is a chance for all who were too young, busy, distant or improvident to see one of this era's most satisfactory spine-chillers on the stage, to read it in a book. One suspects that one of Mrs. Rinehart's literarily inclined sons —Alan, the publicity man, or Stanley, a still-higher-up of their mother's publisher — is the unnamed "third person" who alleges he was a nervous derelict after transcribing from scenes to chapters the...

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