Books: Modern Martyr

RACHEL MOON — Lorna Rea — Harper ($2.50).

Rachel Moon was an extremist, and might have been a doting wife or a Left-Wing mother. As it was — She was at school in Switzerland when her father telegraphed her about her mother's serious illness. She found her mother paralyzed, unconscious, her face so twisted she was almost unrecognizable. Rachel's elder sister was married, almost an invalid herself; her younger sister Per-dita was terrified of sickness, and would not even go in her mother's room. So Rachel had to manage things. She went at it as if she were leading the charge of...

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