Books: O Temporal O Mores!

MEMORIES AND OPINIONS — "Q" —Cambridge University Press ($1.50).

The late Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch (rhymes with hooch) was best known to Americans not as the author of nearly 60 volumes of novels, essays and poetry, but as editor of The Oxford Book of English Verse, one of the world's best-selling anthologies (500,000 copies since 1900). To Victorian contemporaries Sir Arthur was the pseudonymous "Q," whose tales of adventure (The Splendid Spur, I Saw Three Ships) made him one of Britain's most popular storytellers at the turn of the century. To Cambridge students, from...

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