Books: Pity for Damon

Pity for Damon

CHANCES—A. Hamilton Gibbs—Little, Brown ($2.50). Tom and Jack Ingleside, English adolescents, fitted into French College de St. Malo "like two young zebras introduced into a herd of reindeer." When they learned to say "mer-r-r-de" properly they were grudgingly accepted as decent sorts by the school bullies Lapostolle, Boutet, Verner, Cochois. Close as two fingers were the brothers; through school in France and Germany; through Oxford; through their London apprenticeship (Tom—law; Jack—engineering) until they met lovely artist Molly Prescott. To her, Tom became engaged. Then the War broke. Under...

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