Books: Mixed Fiction, Apr. 11, 1955

DUTCH, by Theodore Bonnet (416 pp.; Doubleday; $3.95).

This time Theodore (The Mudlark) Bonnet has sited his wide-ranging fancy on the shore of San Francisco Bay. The whisky-spattered portrait that has hung so long over Dan McClatchy's bar in Llagas, a chicken town near San Francisco, turns out to be a real Rembrandt. Carried away by sudden fame and the hope of fortune, Dan fancies up his place and reopens it as the "Lost Dutchman." Feature writers, artists and slumming socialites flock in; they make even more of Dan, a rare, pure specimen of...

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