Books: Dr. Bull

THE LAST ADAM—James Gould Cozzens —Ear court, Brace ($2.50).

Though Author James Gould Cozzens is not yet 30 he has already hung up a U. S. literary record: his last two novels have been Book-of-the-Month Club choices. A little over a year ago it was S. S. San Pedro; this week it is The Last Adam. Not many readers would yet think, of Cozzens in terms of the late great Joseph Conrad, but even fewer will quarrel with the Book-of-the-Month Club's choice. Author Cozzens has a Kiplingesque flair for dramatizing hard facts, a shrewd...

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