Books: Juxtaposition

THE STRANGE CASE OF Miss ANNIE SPRAGG—Louis Bromfield—Stokes ($2.50).

The Stories. A bedraggled little old maid utterly without human contact in life, Annie Spragg was linked in death with motley and many human lives:

Sister Annunziata, a d'Orobelli without beauty or dot, had long since been hidden in a convent where she devoted her life to the adoration of Saint Francis and the service of the poor. It was in laying out the ravishing body of poor Miss Annie Spragg that she beheld upon it the miracle of the Stigmata. The sadness of Annunziata's life...

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