Excerpt from The Bookman, Vol. 35: An Illustrated Magazine of Literature and Life; March, 1912 August, 1912 Cooper, Frederic Taber. The Anti-climax and Some Recent Novels 292 The Central Idea and Some Recent Novels 78 Joseph Conrad 61. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.