Books: Hawk-eye

GIVE YOUR HEART TO THE HAWKS— Robinson Jeffers—Random House ($2.50). Other things come from California besides sun-kissed athletes and sun-kissed fruit. One thing is Robinson Jeffers' poetry, which is not noticeably drenched in California's private sun. A gloomy poet if there ever was one. and like most moderns much possessed by death. Jeffers seems even to his enthusiasts like his description of the mountain coast he inhabits : . . . precipitous, dark-natured, beautiful; without humor, without ever

A glimmer of gayety; blind gray headland and arid mountain, and trailing from...

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