Books: Continued Story

DEATH OF A WORLD—Jules Remains— Knopf ($3).

This week 5,000 devoted U. S. readers can get their latest installments of the world's longest continued story. The book is Jules Remains' Death Of A World, containing the 13th and 14th volumes of his multiple-volumed Men Of Good Will, a vast, panoramic affair including several hundred characters, laid largely in pre-War France, and now totaling 3,756 pages. Five years ago, when Author Remains published his first volume and boldly announced the scope and complexity of his project (hinting that it might run to 25 volumes),...