Books: Three Unhappy Men

THAT WINTER (297 pp.)—Merle Miller —Sloane ($3).

The children of World War I's "lost generation," themselves the generation of World War II, may be too harried to be happy. But they like to think of themselves as too unsentimental to get lost. In his second novel, Merle Miller (29) attempts an aftermath-of-war pastiche of Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises, winds up with an embarrassing imitation of his master's style and a case history of three neurotic young men whose problems would be much the same with or without a war.

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