Books: Harvard '15

H. M. PULHAM, ESQUIRE—John P. Marquand—Little, Brown ($2.50).

Of a New England long since gone to seed, John Phillips Marquand writes with affectionate malice. The Late George Apley (1937) was a full-length portrait of a Boston Brahmin who was left like Old North Church amid a new environment. Wickford Point (1939) examined the Brill family who made up for their lack of money, brains or usefulness with proud descent from a minor contemporary of Emerson and H. D. Thoreau. Last week, in H. M. Pulham, Esquire, Marquand wryly celebrated his Harvard class of...

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