MRS. DORATT by John Erskine


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Slim, but neat, mosaic of the contrariety and coincidences of a woman's life and character, as Erskine, as lecturing novelist, has his interest aroused by a member of a midwest audience and through her local friends gets her background, and the two men in her life. This, for a time, is invalidated by the woman herself, and later, completely reversed through chance acquaintance. With intimate -- and impersonal-points of view, the threads combine to give the woman, the triangle, the conflicting stories a unity. Smooth job, in spite of trick approach.

Pub Date: Oct. 15th, 1941
Publisher: Stokes