FICTION: Worlds' Ends

WORLDS' ENDS—Jacob Wassermann —Boni & Liveright ($2.50). This is what happens to individuals when their particular worlds turn end for end, says Author Wassermann in effect. He proceeds to cite "case histories": Peasant Adam studied his only son for signs of weak character so long and so truculently that the heir killed himself. The father, remorseful, claimed to have murdered the boy; hung himself. Golovin, voluble Russian revolutionist, had in his power a woman for whom he craved. To her he talked all night about his vicious deeds and cynical philosophy and...

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