Books: Cautious Artist

AGE OF CONSENT—Norman Lindsay— Farrar & Rinehart ($2.50).

In The Cautious Amorist, Norman Lindsay wrote a neat little novel recounting in realistic terms what would actually happen to three men and a pretty woman on a desert island. An Australian, an artist and an expert plot-builder, Author Lindsay worked it out plausibly: the three men were soon at each other's throats, each knew himself preferred, and as for the lady, nobody knew what she thought. Illustrating this story with his vigorous sketches, Author Lindsay managed to keep its satire good-natured without dulling its...

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