THERE IS A TYRANT IN EVERY COUNTRY by Gilbert Neiman

THERE IS A TYRANT IN EVERY COUNTRY

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KIRKUS REVIEW

In tough terms, which do not conceal a certain exuberant enthusiasm, this tells of Freddy Conner's conversion from hatred of Mexicans, as greasers, to affection for their country. Going to Mexico as a chauffeur, then as secretary to Mr. Unman whose business is unknown even to Freddy, he gets to know several worlds:- the world of the cafe and the politi the world of the upper middle class and Estela, whom Unman wanted him to marry; the world of the night club and the wanton Aurelia; and finally, the world of the back country and the Indians, as Freddy, refusing to marry Estela, is exiled there, lives among the really poor, and returns to defy Unman, whom he now knows as representative of money and power and control. There's lack here of sound story value- no particular lack of restraint- and the whole generates small sympathy in the reader.

Pub Date: June 16th, 1947
Publisher: Harcourt, Brace