Books: Traveler

HOT COUNTRIES—Alec Waugh—Farrar & Rinehart ($3.50).

Author Alec Waugh, less gifted, less sprightly a writer than his brother, has been more places, seen more things. Says he: it all started in the spring of 1925 when the London Daily Graphic gossip writer spoke of Mr. Waugh's imminent departure to the South Seas. Mr. Waugh had planned no departure; but his friends became so importunately curious that finally he went. This book describes his adventures.

He recommends: Tahiti, where a month's visit is too long, a year's too short; French steamships (either the Compagnie Generale...

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