Books: Some Day?

ULTIMO—John & Ruth Vassos—Dutton ($5).*

Will glaciers once again, as in prehistoric times, creep slowly down from the poles, herding all animal life into the equatorial belt, gradually covering the whole world? John and Ruth Vassos, historically imaginative, in Ultimo give a picture of what may happen when the ice has driven man off the face of the earth.

Ultimo is an imaginary record, written by a man of those far-future times, of what life was like to subterranean man. For as the ice spread and the earth grew colder, civilization either died or...

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