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SPEAK OF THE DEVIL

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A goodly does of sulphur -- in this anthology of writings about the Devil which t plenty of sources. Poetry-fiction-plays-essays, and authors ranging from and Hilton, Martin Luther and Stevenson, to Sel Vincent Benet... The groupings are of stories of soul-selling (The Smell of Sulphur), nationalistic devils (French, Irish, Scotch, Russian, Italian, German, Swedish, English), of the war in heaven, the Faust legends, of , and of Devils in the New World. There are three stories from John Collier, sections from Dante, Bacon, and C. Day Lewis, extracts from Daudet, Scott, de crew. Entertaining of eleven hoof coverage whose running commentaries by the editors definitely up the following selection -- it gives the Devil his due.

Pub Date: July 5th, 1945
Publisher: Doubleday, Doran