Books: Mighty Installment

THE FOREST AND THE FORT—Hervey Allen— Farrar & Rinehart ($2.50).

Broad in scope, ambitious in conception, William Hervey Allen's second big work since Anthony Adverse (TIME, June 26, 1933)* began last week its first public appearance. The Forest and the Fort is Volume I of a huge projected novel about American life between the years 1700 and 1840. It will be followed by at least five more volumes, of which two, Bedford Vil lage and City in the Dawn, are already written. The completed work will later be reissued in two volumes (Sylvania,...

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