Books: Halting

ONE INCREASING PURPOSE—A. S. Hutchinson—Little, Brown ($2.00). Some people take the author of // Winter Comes for a well-meaning fellow, whose inarticulateness is brought on by a great and overpowering sincerity. Others profess to find in his lapses of grammar, Ids incessant repetition of hanging phrases and mazes of parenthetical elucidation, the traits of a deliberate genius for writing of the perplexing muddle known as Life to Average People. Still others, a critical few, whose censure affects the sales of Author Hutchinson's books about as much as it would discourage gum-chewing among U....

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