THE HEART Is A LONELY HUNTERCarson McCullers Houghton Mifflin ($2.50).
JOY OF MAN'S DESIRINGJean Giono Viking ($2.50).
WARTIME LETTERS OF RAINER MARIA RILKE Translated by M. D. Herton NorfonNorton ($2.50).
Published last week were three books which, utterly divergent in most respects, all operated in a common, powerful, magnetic field. Each centred in a Messiah.
First Novel. Slightest of the three was The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, the talented first novel of 22-year-old Carson Mc-Cullers, Georgia girl.
In a deep-southern mill town a half-mad anarchist, a Negro doctor desperate to free his race, a girl who loves music, and a quiet, watchful cafe...