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THE BURNING BUSH—Sigrid Undset— Knopf.

Authoress Undset's latest novel stands a very slim chance of being put on the Pope's Index Librorum Prohibitorum. If not exactly a manual for Roman Catholics, The Burning Bush should please Catholic palates and doubtless annoy any heffling Protestant literate enough to read it. A sequel to The Wild Orchid, The Burning Bush carries the story of Paul Selmer from young married days to a ripe and disillusioned middle age.

Paul was married to Björg, in whose shallows he could not long imagine himself out of his depth....

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