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By Anthony Slide

Thorne Smith is a different determine in American literature, one that thrived in the course of prohibition, developing comedian novels that ridiculed the morality of the days and concerned large ingesting, nudity, frivolity, and common debauchery. a guy Named Smith: The Novels and reveal Legacy of Thorne Smith is the 1st book-length examine of Thorne Smith's paintings. It offers history details on his lifestyles and early demise, discusses all of his novels intimately and likewise presents huge new documentation on their monitor diversifications, together with Topper, evening lifetime of the Gods and Turnabout. additionally mentioned is Thorne Smith's short time in Hollywood at MGM in 1933, and the impact that his books have had on past due motion pictures and tv productions.

As an further bonus, reprinted right here in its entirety is the 1934 promotional monograph, Thorne Smith: His existence and occasions with a word on His Books & a whole Bibliography.

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