Books: Cozy Higgledy-Piggledy

Cozy Higgledy-Piggledy

FARAWAY—J. B. Priestley—Harper.

As soon as Author Priestley's readers learn that William Dursley's study is "a cozy higgledy-piggledy" and that he plays a high-spirited gambit at chess, they will doubtless be better prepared than Author Priestley's hero for what follows: a treasure hunt, for pitchblende, to Faraway Island via Manhattan, San Francisco, Tahiti. A transoceanic treasure hunt is a new sort of theme for Author Priestley but it is well suited to his fondness for sketching minor characters. Faraway is as...

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