Books: Sad-Glad Man

BLIND MAN'S YEAR—Warwick Deeping —Knopf ($2.50).

Tears mixed with ink often result in a sticky substance resembling treacle. Though the formula would not be recognized by a chemist, it is well known to some popular writers. And there is nothing so pleasing to some tastes as a good mouthful of treacle. Gene Stratton Porter was an expert at this mixture; so is A. S. M. Hutchinson. In Sorrel and Son Warwick Deeping had the formula just about right, but last week his latest novel showed that even specialists in sad-gladness cannot always hit...

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