Books: Wonderful Disguise

LAVINIA AND THE DEVIL—Camilla York—Button ($2). This book has the recommendation of the discriminating London literary agent who selected The Constant Nymph and The Hounds of Spring for U. S. publication. That is all it has. In jerky, not very bright language, it recounts how, in the midst of modern British looseness, an Austro-Irish debutante of London matched the wiles of her rival, a man-eating Russian countess, by disguising herself and living with the hero, a warm blond youth, without his knowing it.

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