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#2973: Willa Cather to Herschel Brickell, October 8 [1925]

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STEAM HEAT
ELECTRIC LIGHTS
GARAGE LIVERY
The Shattuck Inn5
AT THE FOOT OF MONADNOCK MOUNTAIN
OPEN ALL THE YEAR
JAFFREY, N.H.
ELEVATION 1200 FEET
PRIVATE BATHS
OPEN FIRES
Dear Mr. “H. B;”1

Your review6 of my book7 has just reached me up here2 in the woods where I am working. It is the only one I’ve seen so far that outlines8 what I was trying to do in the story. I didn’t know I was writing a cross-word puzzle. One gets tired of repeating the same pattern, in the same sequence, forever, like an insect.

Might I ask you to send me another copy of that notice? I’d like one to send to my French publisher9 and translator10. This book may puzzle them, too, and your review presents the content of it better than I could, I’m sure.

Sincerely yours Willa Cather
Willa Cather The Shattuck Inn
E.C. SHATTUCK
PROPRIETOR
JAFFREY2,
N.H.
To "H. B."1 Editor of "Books on Our Table" New York Evening Post3 New York City4 N. Y. Editorial Offices JAFFREY N.H.2 OCT 10 1925 6:30 AM
About the review of "The Professor's House" in 1925