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"Chapter cut from book," Daily Herald

June 27, 1935, p. 1

A BOOK with a missing chapter is published to-day.
It is “Waiting for Nothing.” By Tom Kromer, an American, who, at 28, was thrown on the industrial scrap heap.
He describes his life as a tramp and as a thief with such vividness that his English publishers, Messrs. Constable and Co., have deleted a whole chapter.
In its place they have inserted four more pages explaining that “this terrible experience of Kromer’s was unusually outspoken for an English book, so we have cut out chapter four entirely, taken it out with reluctance and with shame, merely concerning ourselves with the thought that, fortunately, the continuity of the book is in no way affected.”

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