Books: Farewell to Something

NEVER ASK THE END—Isabel Paterson —Morrow ($2.50).

Isabel Paterson writes book reviews for the Manhattan Herald Tribune, is principally noted for her weekly columns of literary chatter, "Turns With a Book-worm." In spare moments she writes novels, of which Never Ask the End is the latest and will apparently be the most successful (it is the Literary Guild choice for January). Many a reader who admires Authoress Paterson's flip, common-sensical newspaper way will shake a puzzled head over Never Ask the End.

Though her tale is tangled, the plot of the story is simple...

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