Books: General

COCKS AND BULLS IN CARACAS — Olga Briceño — Houghton Mifflin ($2.75). Pleasantly humorous and non-statistical report on Caracas life, its houses, court ships, saints and social institutions by a Venezuelan correspondent and lecturer now in the U.S.

MAIDEN VOYAGE — Denton Welch —Fischer ($2.75). A 17-year-old protege of Poetess Edith Sitwell writes precociously of his truancy, his travels and adventures on the Continent and in China, and such bizarre escapades as his walk through a city's streets at midnight disguised as a woman.

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