Books: For Rebinding

AND NOW TOMORROW—Rachel Field—Macmillan ($2.75).

And Now Tomorrow will probably be one of the best-loved novels of the summer. It comfortably exemplifies how little 40 years have changed the rules for those amiable romances, published around the turn of the century, which have worn through several rebindings in provincial libraries. Like them, Miss Field's book has enough carpentry to chair an idle haunch through many hours, enough sincere sentimentality to bring moisture to idle eyes and unguentine to idle hearts. In recognition of changed times, it is tinged with "class-consciousness," but not of a sort to disturb the tenderest digestion.

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