ALL TRIVIALogan Pearsall SmifhHarcourt, Brace ($2.50).
I paused, before opening the front door, for a moment of deep consideration.
Dim-lit, shadowy, full of menace and unimaginable chances, stretched all around my door the many-peopled streets. I could hear, ominous and muffled, the tides of traffic, sounding multitudinously along their ways. Was I equipped for the navigation of those waters, armed and ready to adventure out into that dangerous world again?
Gloves? Money? Cigarettes? Matches? Yes; and I had an umbrella for its tempests, and a latchkey for my safe return.
The umbrella-toting hero of this Great Adventure is the soul of Logan Pearsall Smith...