Books: Soul Marching On

GOD'S ANGRY MAN—Leonard Ehrlich— Simon & Schuster ($2.50). If anything could make you believe that old John Brown, hero-villain of Osawotamie and Harper's Ferry, was a great soul, God's Angry Man could. Author Leonard Ehrlich has stuck close to facts but insists his book is a novel, not biography or history. Its tone is sombre without relief. As the cumulative tragedy comes to its climax few readers will wish for any but the inevitable outcome. For a man who had lived the life of old John Brown, his end was best.


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