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BETWEEN Two WORLDS—Upton Sinclair—Viking ($3).

Between Two Worlds is a continuation of World's End (TIME, June 24), Upton Sinclair's attempt at a fictional history of the 20th Century. That assignment would be tough enough to paralyze the soul of the greatest artist, the profoundest analyst, whom the 20th Century could produce. To Upton Sinclair, who is neither, it is so much duck soup. There are and will be far more important treatments of the theme; but it is unlikely that any will be more easily written—or read.

The clothesline for Sinclair's review is a strategically...

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