Books: Chronicle

THERESA—Arthur Schnitzler—Simon, Schuster ($2.50).

"Theresa was just sixteen years old, that spring. . . ." Theresa was soon seduced ; then she left the country and went to be a governess in Vienna. Before long she had a bastard by a rascal called Kasimir Tobisch; when the child was born she wished to kill him in her agony and sorrow. Instead, she sent him to live with some country people and went on being a governess. Lovers came to her again and she accepted them: Albert, who had loved her long ago; Richard, who thought...

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