WEEK-END by Phil Stong
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A chance for widening Phil Stong's audience, for the Iowa farmer turns sophisticate in a very entertaining story of a week-end brimming over with comedy and irony and tragedy. ""Good theatre"" -- adroitly handled, with a maturity of technique that one would not expect in so frosh a field. Flora, seeking a solution of her virginity Vera seeking a solution of her spinsterhood -- Karl and Janet hating each other and quarreling over the little dogs --Willis posing as Casanova par excellence -- a coyly in love middle-aged professional couple -- Adam who does not know what to do with the hart who picks him up on the boat -- a mildly saturnine chorus in the shape of the bachelor from Virginia -- the Swede and the Frenchman in the kitchen -- all flung into deliberate intimacy of a Connecticut farmhouse. A good tale.

Pub Date: Jan. 3rd, 1934
Publisher: Harcourt, Brace