Books: Unworldly Wisdom

THE WISDOM OF LOVE — Jakob Schaffner—Coward-McCann ($2.50).

In the U. S. only Theodore Dreiser writes long novels; in Germany the woods are full of them. This latest importation from the German forests is tall, wide-spreading, full of sap.

Emil Felgentreu, Berliner, is a man just pushing 40, lively, kindly, imaginative, a good sort altogether, although his enthusiasms are apt to run away with him at times, and he has a passion for generalizing at the slightest excuse. His wife and anchor, Meta, though still good-looking, is five years older. The third member of the household is Alma, Meta's niece, just 20. They...

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