Books: Denise


NOVEMBERNIGHT—Anonymous—Bobbs Merrill ($2.50). Like the sinister figure of a masked and hooded surgeon the anonymous author of November Night morbidly and efficiently slits the emotional substrata of complex characters. Denise, egocentric wife of a self-made man, is a neurotically dissatisfied Hedda Gabler. Denise's shadowy longings finally take form in a kind of worship of her own expectant motherhood, and crisis-inspired, she joins the Roman Church. She has a pet cocoon of a Hop Dog moth which she cherishes as a symbol of her belief in life...

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