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The Indifferent Children

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Published by Signet Book (first published 1947)
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Louis Auchincloss wrote this novel after his own service in World War II, and published it under a pseudonym in 1947. It was reissued under his own name in 1964, after he had established a reputation through such works as The House of Five Talents, Portrait in Brownstone, and The Rector of Justin. In the Foreword to the 1964 edition he explains that just as The Indifferent Children was about to be published originally, he had decided it totally failed in its purpose, and in his dismay hid behind ...more
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Louis Stanton Auchincloss was an American novelist, historian, and essayist.

Among Auchincloss's best-known books are the multi-generational sagas The House of Five Talents, Portrait in Brownstone, and East Side Story. Other well-known novels include The Rector of Justin, the tale of a renowned headmaster of a school like Groton trying to deal with changing times, and The Embezzler, a look at white
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