Books: Trek with Girl

NEWS FROM TARTARY—Peter Fleming —Scribner ($3).

Three years ago Peter Fleming wrote an amusing account of a tropical expedition in Brazilian Adventure. The work of a 26-year-old London book reviewer, it was partly a debunking of adventure books, partly an adventure story in its own right, telling of the perils accompanying a search for a lost British explorer. Last week Author Fleming offered U. S. readers his report on a more serious exploit: a seven-month trek of 3,500 mi. from Peking to Kashmir, India, through the turbulent province of Sinkiang and over the...

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