Books: Tangents

FAREWELL TO YOUTH—Storm Jameson —Knopf ($2.50). Anyone who writes as acutely of women and their "new freedom" as does Author Jameson in Three Kingdoms, has no time to concern herself with men like the naive hero of the present volume. Nat Grimshaw, charming enough in his way, takes himself so seriously that his growing pains alternate dull with exasperating. Knowing nothing of women, Nat is tricked into marrying one of the worst; then goes off to war (the Great War again). When he got home his wife announced herself unfaithful, and wanting a divorce soon—but not till convenient for her lover....

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