Books: Poetic Justice

The U. S. tycoon was once a hero of romantic fiction. Of late he has figured more often as the villain in more realistic pieces: such works as Matthew Josephson's The Robber Barons, Oscar Lewis' The Big Four, Ferdinand Lundberg's America's 60 Families. Last week a novel with good prospects of popularity—Agnes Sligh Turnbull's Remember the End (Macmillan, $2.50)—might well make readers wonder whether even popular romancers have begun to look asquint at success stories.

The second novel of a successful contributor to such publications as American Magazine, Remember the End ranks in literary and...

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