Books: New Books: Jul. 28, 1924

The following estimates of books much in the public eye were made after careful consideration of the trend of critical opinion:

THE DARK NIGHT−May Sinclair−Macmillan ($2.00). In this novel in free verse, Miss Sinclair appears to have created a new literary form. It is a dramatic narrative poem recounting Elizabeth's love for the poet Victor−a love which lasts, even when Victor deserts her for a younger woman, and glows triumphant when he returns to her, disillusioned, blind. At times the unusual form of its telling seems to create a strained, disjointed effect, with false...

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