Books: End of Race

End of the Race

RED SNOW—F. Wright Moxley—Simon & Schuster ($1). This novel undertakes to finish off the human race and does so in 400 overcrowded pages. The cause of the end is mysterious. On Aug. 17, 1935, occurred a short fall of red, snow-like flakes, penetrating buildings and clothing. No consequences were noticed for nine months. Then: "The news at first fuliginous in its incomprehensibleness soon became fulgent in its clarity." The "red snow" had sterilized humanity. With all the restraints of care for posterity at once removed, civilization began to disintegrate....

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