Books: Town a-Building

Town aBuilding

THE UNVANQUISHED—William Faulk- ner—Random House ($2.50).

When Jules Romains published the first volume of his Men of Good Will he announced in sonorous phrases his purpose— to write a vast work in which modern French society would be the hero. He might be compared with the builder of a city who lays out his streets in advance, builds one house beside the other methodically, pausing from time to time to call attention to the increase in population. But in building his city of Jefferson, Miss, in six novels and three books of short...

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