GENERATION OF VIPERS by Philip Wylie

GENERATION OF VIPERS

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KIRKUS REVIEW

For ""his public"" this is a new guise for Philip Wylie and they will find him a sincere, angry liberal and unfortunately too right critic of a society which has forgotten the teachings of Christianity. This is a ""sermon"" to a materialistic America which has lived neither according to science nor according to Christianity, and which, in gaining a world, has lost its soul. This is iconoclastic invective, against sexual promiscuity, against narrow educational systems, against certain American prototypes (the doctor, the business man, the statesman, the American ""mom""). The reader will recognize the short-sightedness, self interest, ignorance, fatuity, indifference, brutality, and will be forced to agree that if we want a better world, we shall have to be a better people. A challenge to honest readers.

Pub Date: Dec. 31st, 1942
ISBN: 1564781461
Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart