Books: Sentimental Journey*

DREAMY RIVERS—Henry Baerlein— Simon & Schuster ($2.50).† Like Rev. Laurence Sterne, Traveler Henry Baerlein wore rosy spectacles when he went on a journey. But he supplies you with the same kind, so he makes a good companion. Traveler Baerlein speaks foreign languages like a native, and everywhere he went people would drop whatever they were doing to engage him in extended and animated chats. Such was the charm of his tongue or his appearance that a chambermaid in a hotel, a respectable woman with a son, left her job to go walking...

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