Books: Mixed Fiction, Oct. 25, 1954

THE HUGE SEASON, by Wright Morris (306 pp.; Macmillan; $4.25), takes a set of characters that might have been found in F. Scott Fitzgerald's wastebasket and imagines what became of them in the harsh morning after the tender night. Among the characters: a young, rich Greek god from the Middle West who is soul-sick for no clearly apparent reason; a flapper who literally sinks her teeth into nice young men; a nice young man; a Jewish intellectual who can't make up his mind whether he wants to be a quarter-miler or just a social climber. Comes the dawn, and the "lone...

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