Books: Clay Rabbits

Clay Rabbits

UNCLAY—T. F. Powys—Viking ($2.50).

Pastmaster at exorcising goatish emanations from rural England's maids, meadows, men and mud, Author Powys sticks to his increasingly familiar incantation like a leech. As in other of his books, in Unclay there are the simple-minded clergyman whom nothing shocks, the dovelike virgin, the innocent poor farmer, the rich farmer like a boar. Only one newcomer is in the book, Last Comer Death.

Scythe and all, John Death comes to Dodder with a parchment signed in flame ordering him...

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