PAVED WITH GOOD INTENTIONS by Dorothy McCleary

PAVED WITH GOOD INTENTIONS

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KIRKUS REVIEW

This author's metier is characterization -- and at that she excels. Her picture of the well-meaning, earnest young patent lawyer is thoroughly convincing; his gradual slipping into paths of least resistance seems to have an inevitability about it which is the enemy of good story telling. In other words, the very assurance of her characterization robs the story itself of any quality of suspense. Realism -- in photographic picture of young couple living on the ragged edge of insecurity, and succumbing to accepting the helping hand which robs them of independence and incentive to individual effort.

Pub Date: July 15th, 1938
Publisher: Doubleday, Doran