Books: Design for Living

LOVE IN A COLD CLIMATE (304 pp.]—Nancy Mitford—Random House—($2.75).

British Nancy Mitford's bestselling Pursuit of Love, published three years ago, especially pleased two groups of U.S. readers: 1) heartthrob hunters who panted with pleasure over Pursuit's hot Paris romance; 2) determined esthetes who gleefully bang their teacups whenever the sharp, wry tongue of their cult leader, Evelyn Waugh, wags through a new writer's prose. Group One will shiver in dry-eyed disappointment over Love in a Cold Climate, Miss Mitford's hot-weather novel for 1949. Group Two will fare better—if they can take their Waugh...

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