Books: The Law's Delay

FROM THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE —Arthur Train—Scribner—($3).

As a lawyer, Arthur Train has been assistant district attorney of New York County. As a writer, he has authored 40 books from love stories (The Needle's Eye) to firsthand reporting of his police and court experiences (Courts, Criminals and the Camorra). But most people know Arthur Train as the creator of tall, gaunt, kindly, shrewd, humorous, cigar-smoking Lawyer Ephraim Tutt, who by using the tricks of the law to outsmart the tricks of the law, manages to evoke a brand of justice that, if not strictly...

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