Books: Love by the Book

L'AMOUR OR THE ART OF LOVE—Paul Geraldy—Button ($1). A realistic Frenchman, Author Géraldy here lectures on what most Anglo-Saxons would call profane love. But he titillates no libidinous itch in this little monograph of precepts. Here is a plenty of theory but no rules of thumb. Many a bewildered Babbitt might profit by one or another of these Gallic apothegms. For example: "I love you" should never sound like a call for help. . . . And don't bother to tell me that you insist on being loved for what you are....

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