Books: Old Rapscallion

THE LAST OF MR. NORRIS—Christopher Isherwood—Morrow ($2.50).

Up-to-date readers of up-to-date English poetry know the names, though they may not have the numbers, of Poets Wyant Hugh Auden and Stephen Spender (TIME, Oct. 1). The first books of both Auden and Spender were dedicated to one Christopher Isherwood. Last week Author Isherwood appeared for the first time on the U. S. scene, partly returned his compatriots' compliment by dedicating The Last of Mr. Norris to W. H. Auden. To canny readers, this salute was as unmistakable a signal as a finger laid to the...

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