Books: Roaring Bones

ROARING BONES—Prince William of Sweden—Button ($2.50). Prince William of Sweden has amused himself with journeys into the damp green mysteries of Africa, with elephant hunting, exploring and literature. His former opus, Among Pygmies and Gorillas, was an account of a zoological probe into the centre of the dark continent. This is a volume of short stories; love stories, African anecdotes, color stories about a chief who understood black magic, a leopard hunt, a march of wild phantoms through the jungle. The obvious comment upon princes, even Swedish princes, who write books is that laudatory insult...

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