Books: Intimations of Immorality

LETTER FROM AN UNKNOWN WOMAN— Stefan Zweig—Viking ($1.25).

Readers of Author Zweig's novelties will realize, to their horror, that the forsaken female of mid-Victorian romances is alive & kicking yet. The only modern touch about her reappearance is that she is deflowered by a hero who does not bother to ask her name. Famed Novelist R. (for Zweig?) returns to Vienna after his holidays to find among his customary fanmail a fat letter superscribed ''To you, who have never known me." He reads on to learn that the unknown woman's only child has just...

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