HONORABLE ENEMYErnest O. Mauser Duell, Sloan & Pearce ($2.50).
THE ARMED FORCES OF THE PACIFICW. D. PulestonYale ($2.75).
Off & on for twelve years a journalist in the Orient, Ernest O. Hauser has not been content to meet the East over a Scotch & soda in Tokyo's Imperial Hotel. He has dug his way deep into the mysteries of Oriental temperament. Honorable Enemy is a knowing and compassionate portrait of the Japanese character.
To Hauser, the typical Japanese is a "nervous, emotionally high-pitched, sensitive person ... a poor man in a poor country" unable to break through the manners and social limitations of...