Books: Green-Eyed Monster

JEALOUSY—Norah C. James—Covici, Friede ($2.50).

Of the few up-&-coming English novelists, Norah James is not quite up but she seems to be coming. Her Sleeveless Errand (1929), a potent presentation of justifiable suicide, was suppressed by the London police. Even fundamentalist parsons, however, should find nothing to cavil at, much to approve, in Jealousy.

On the long drive (307½ mi.) from London to Gretna Green, traditional goal of British elopers, Michael and Catherine have a lot to think about. She had been married to a War neurotic whose insane jealousy had finally...

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