Books: Antaeus Attested

THE DELECTABLE MOUNTAINS— Maxwell Struthers Burt—Scribner ($2). That this novel was still possible in the U. S. is a matter for great thanksgiving. It is a book about the "great open spaces" by an enlightened man. A strong, silent rancher marries a virtuous Manhattan chorus girl, loses her for a while, fights predatory waterpower interests, tries city life, goes back at last to the cows, mountains, little grey home and prospective patter of tiny feet. But with what a difference are these properties handled by a man who writes with a mind...

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