THE UNPREDICTABLE ADVENTURE by Claire Myers Spotswood

THE UNPREDICTABLE ADVENTURE

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A stunt book. It might strike fire. On the other hand, it might be a flop. Personally, I thought it spun the thread too thin, played the theme over long. One can take just so much parable -- so much fantasy -- and no more. A modern Morality tale, with place names such as Smug Harbor, the coast of Err, the Mountains of Casuistry, Rote Hill, Romanz Island, Certitude, New Chimera revealing the idea. The child, Sophistica Tellectina Christian the second, scrambles through adolescence and to the verge of maturity, building, destroying, exploring, discovering and being disillusioned, as she investigates the outlying kingdoms of the mind and emotions and discovers that the home ground contains just as much and just as little truth and error as the distant pastures. Sell carefully, and on snob appeal, to women blue stockings.

Pub Date: Sept. 20th, 1935
Publisher: Doubleday, Doran