Books: Return of the Grail

WAR IN HEAVEN (290 pp.)—Charles Williams—Pellegrini & Cudahy ($3).

"Dear me!" exclaims the archdeacon, and well he may. He has just been informed that the Holy Grail, the very chalice from which Christ drank at the Last Supper, sits at that very moment in his own parish church at Fardles. The archdeacon rushes home and hides the battered old cup in a cupboard, but almost before he can say Sanctus he is conked cold, and the Grail is hijacked by one of the Devil's disciples.

Before the Grail is restored to its keeper, the Prester John of early Christian lore, the reader sees...

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