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George Moore's New Novel THE BROOK KERITH
By George Moore A daring and striking story of the life of Jesus of real historical value as a vivid presentation of CODtemporary life and thought.
The narrative, embodying a most revolutionary interpretation of the founder of Christianity, is carried through in George Moore's well-known manner, with a great deal of realistic detail and with great simplicity and beauty of style. $1.50.
Other Excellent New Novels
Mary S. Watts' New Novel "A really successful novel. ... A fascinatingly interest- "As bright a book as can be imagined .. thoroughly ing story ... a perfect picture of real human beings." entertaining and admirably written." - V. Y. Sur. Si so Boston Transcript. $1.35.
CAM CLARKE THE SHEPHERD OF THE NORTH
John H. Walsh's New Novel Richard A. Maher's New Novel
“Mr. Walsh has something of Mark Twain's power to “Has vigor and originality the Bishop is a most get the boy's point of view, Anyone who likes youth wi lovable and noble character." - The Outlook. $1.35.
like Cam Clarke." - Boston Daily Advertiser. $135.
The Best New Poetry of the Year
Edgar Lee Masters' New Poems “ Here is beauty of impression, beauty of expression,
Author of "Spoon River Anthology." beauty of thought and beauty of phrase.” – N. Y. Times.
“A deep poetic spirit, one of the greatest in the America Cloth, $1.25. Leather, $1.50.
of our time."- New Republic. Cloth, $1.25. Leather, $1.50
New Books on Topics of the Times
By Owen Wister
Author of "The Virginian," etc. A spirited challenge to the patriotism of America, as stir
"Remarkable we wish it could be read in full by ring in its way as Owen Wister's “The Pentecost of every American.” – The Outlook. Fifty cents. Calamity." Fifty cents.
THROUGH RUSSIAN CENTRAL ASIA WHAT IS COMING ?
Stephen Graham's New Book
Author of "The Way of Martha and the way
of Mary," etc.
Stephen Graham's story of his remarkable journey across Remembering Mr. Wells' almost uncanny success in some Russia to the frontier of China, full of many interestid: 01. of his prophecies, this new volume of highly interesting periences, among the many-sided Russian people. Thissa forecasts is a work of large significance. $1.50.
Jack London's New Novel THE LITTLE LADY OF THE BIG HOUSE
“A novel of large significance and unquestionable interest, executed with the fine finish, even the fine Nourish, of an indisputable master.” — Book News Monthly.
“ Written with Mr. London's characteristic vigor and knack of picturesque diversion.”- Boston Herald. $1.50.
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