Books: Love in Rome

THE GIRL ON THE VIA FLAMINIA (215 pp.)—Alfred Hayes—Harper ($2.50).

Robert was not an especially adventurous man; back in Buffalo he had been a hardworking, uninspired advertising salesman. As a soldier in Italy, he had weathered battle and he was deadly tired of the male odors and loud talk of the army barracks. More than anything else, he wanted to find a complaisant girl. For Lisa, the girl he found in Rome, it was a case of surrender or hunger. But Robert and Lisa soon found that love could never be simple, not even when...

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