Books: Cyclorama: Third Panel

DRAGON'S TEETH — Upton Sinclair —Viking ($3).

Dragon's Teeth is the third and best volume in Upton Sinclair's rich cyclorama of 20th-Century world history (World's End, Between Two Worlds, TIME, June 24, 1940 & March 24). It is the first to suggest that the completed work may, for all its lack of psychological and esthetic depth, be almost great. Great or not, few works of fiction are more fun to read; fewer still make history half as clear, or as humane.

In the two former volumes Sinclair's characters, skipping here & there like grass hoppers...

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