Books: Dark Continent

OUT OF AFRICA—Isak Dinesen—Ran-dom House ($2.75).

AFRICAN HUNTER—Bror von Blixen-Finecke—Knopf ($2.75).

BLACK AND BEAUTIFUL—Marius Fortie —Bobbs-Merrill ($3.50).

Kipling saw imperialism as the White Man's Burden. Contemporary writers are not so ready to shoulder the phrase. In France it has become almost proverbial that the way to turn a French writer into a violent anti-imperialist and radical is to let him see Africa. In general, a good case could be made out to show that African natives now impress whites more than the other way round. Among three of the latest books on Africa, two might...

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