Books: New Books: Sep. 1, 1924

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

THE GOLDEN BED—Wallace Irwin— Putnam ($2.00) . When Flora Lee Peake lay down to sleep, in blanched linen cool and lavendered, four rosewood bedposts carved in the images of four great swans watched her dreaming face, and over her lay a coverlet of antique French lace pricked with a legend that one did not translate aloud. With Admah Holtz, things were otherwise. His white-trash father drank himself to death,...

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