Books: Bride's Strike

THE WEDDING—Grace Lumpkin—Furman ($2.50).

Five years ago proletarian novels appeared, if not quite as frequently as the strikes they celebrated, at least more frequently than they have since. Leader of this radical literary movement was Grace Lumpkin, whose To Make My Bread was one of the first U. S. proletarian novels as well as one of the best. Last week she published her third novel, a slight, simple story of a Southern wedding, which is as far from the subject of her first book as a picket line is from a pulpit. The Wedding is an interesting novel in its own right....

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