FICTION: Disrespectful

THE TORRENTS OF SPRING—Ernest Hemingway—Scribner's ($1.50). It seems that young Mr. Hemingway, who works like a nailer over his own writing, with extraordinarily promising results, was going about his business in Paris, lunching frequently with Scott Fitzgerald, Ford Madox Ford, John Dos Passos and even H. G. Wells, when a copy of Black Laughter by Sherwood Anderson reached him and caused him a bit of a pain. Perhaps other people were similarly affected by that earnest study of a dissatisfied newspaperman who abandoned his wife and wandered around until he got another...

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