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Sinclair Lewis, Babbitt (2)

“Well – I suppose you’re waiting for somebody to take you out to some big shindig, Sir Gerald.” “Shindig? Oh. Shindig. No, to tell you the truth, I was wondering what the deuce I could do this evening. Don’t know a soul in Tchicahgo. I wonder if you happen to know whether there’s a good read more »

Sinclair Lewis, Babbitt (1)

At least once a week Mr. and Mrs. Babbitt and Tinka went to the movies. Their favorite motion-picture theater was the Chateau, which held three thousand spectators and had an orchestra of fifty pieces which played Arrangements from the Operas and suites portraying a Day on the Farm, or a Four-alarm Fire. In the stone read more »