Books: Delectable Island

ENTERTAINING THE ISLANDERS—Struth-ers Burt—Scribner ($2.50).

David was a Manhattan advertising man who made good money by writing "disingenuous panegyrics to panties, scanties and rouge." He pined for higher things, finally took a vacation in the Caribbean, looking for a likely spot to write his serious book. On St. Birgitta, U. S.-owned tropical island, he settled down to the life of an industrious Reilly. David became great pals with Millionaire Julius Wack. St. Birgitta's leading resident, and very easily fell in love with his niece Anita, who had come for a rest and...

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