Books: Adventures In Thurberland

THE WHITE DEER—James Thurber—Harcourt, Brace ($2.50).

It was spring-fever time in the enchanted forest—scene of James Thurber's latest excursion into the world of fantasy. The rabbits tipped their heads, as men tip their hats, "removing them with their paws and putting them back again." A pink comet flashed by, missing the world by inches. The air was full of the tinkling of musical mud, the roar of barking trees, the flight of wingless birds. In fact, everything was just as usual.

But old King Clode, who ran the place, had something on his mind and...

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