Books: 4000 B.C.-1936 A.D.

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF A SPANISH TOWN — Elliot Paul — Random House ($2.50).

Discovered by U. S. escapists in the late great Depression, the Balearics seemed almost too good to be true. Escapist Elliot Paul found on Iviza, smaller and less-known than Majorca, just the place he was looking for. In a village called Santa Eulalia he spent five years off & on, went back for his last visit in July 1936, few days before civil war cut Iviza off from the world. In The Life and Death of a Spanish Town,...

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