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SOURCE: A review of Gigolo, in The New York Times Book Review, November 5, 1922, p. 10.

In the following mixed review of Gigolo, the critic contends that while the plots and characters of the stories are realistic, Ferber at times undercuts this quality with excessive melodrama or lack of narrative pacing.

Every one who is at all conversant with the current magazines has by this time become well acquainted with the typical Edna Ferber short story. Eight of these short stories have been collected in the present volume, to which the least worthwhile of them gives its title, "Gigolo." Of the eight "Old Man Minick" is perhaps the best, with "Home Girl" and "The Sudden Sixties" as formidable contestants for the honor of first place. The scenes are laid in various places&#x...

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