Books: Northern Triangle

A MAN SCANS His PAST—M. Con-stantin-Weyer—Macaulay ($2.50).

Every year one talented man, usually young, writes a novel which France's Goncourt Academy immortalizes. This, Author Constantin-Weyer's novel, is the 25th to win the prize. A Man Scans His Past tells a story as much of prairies and snows as of death and love in Canada. Poetic descriptions of nature are lavishly strewn over a French horse-trader's trek from the U. S. to Canada where he sells his herd; then his mush onward by sled and dog, to the frozen Northwest for furs. On the way back death comes to his companion ; and,...

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