Books: Double-Decker

ROLL RIVER — James Boyd — Scribner ($2.75).

In quantity, Author James Boyd has always given his readers their money's worth. Drums, Marching On, Long Hunt were all lengthy historical romances in which many a reader took great stock; some captious critics found the stock somewhat watered, but Author Boyd has established his reputation as a popularizer of U. S. legend. No mere praiser of times past, and not willing to go on forever writing melodramas of an earlier day, in Roll River he has come to grips with his own age.

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