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A Banner With a Strange Device A Novel of BostonEach set representing different of Boston society the Brahmins the would be rofessionals and the hangers on All is well when the characters retain their station but drama ensues when some of the characters rise above their station McHugh s prose is good but filled with very erudite literary references to is good but filled with very erudite literary references to Tom s Cabin and Latin PhrasesA eriod iece but the character study of Sally Primmer in this novel is worth the read Carl Gallozzicgallozzicomcastnet. Beautiful The novel revolves around Sally the men she encounters in her search for love and the women who admire or hate he. This is my second READING OF THIS NOVELI READ IT of this novelI read it first time in the mid to late 1960 s read it first time in the mid to late 1960 s aperback formCertain of the characters have remained with meA banner with a strange device has a reference to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow s short Poem Excelsior meaning higher or onward and upwardPrincipal interest is that this novel is set in the City of Boston near where I live and I appreciate reading the City describedSet in the late 1940 s in Boston the novel introduce. The setting is Boston the time just after World War II the cast a group of young time just after World War II the cast a group of young who are seeking to cram as much .
S you to a group of returning Soldiers and women attempting to reorient themselves after WW IIMost interesting character is Sally Primmer an ImProper Bostonian one foot in the appropriate Boston camp and one foot in the other camp Likes men of all classes sex drinking and jazzPlot revolves around the group of friends the challenges and jazzPlot revolves around the group of friends the challenges face as they are reintroduced into Civilian Life and how they are attempting to get on with their lives Several sets of characters. S ossible into their disrupted lives before a new and deadly war engulfs them One of them is Sally Brimmer wealthy wild and.