Books: Dilemma in the Heat

^ CARAVAN PASSES (304 pp.) —George Tabor I — Appleton-Century -Crofts ($3).

To write novels in the international manner, as Andre Malraux and Arthur Koestler do, a novelist needs to have been around. Geographically, at least, George Tabori has the qualifications. He was born in Hungary, became a British subject after many travels, now lives in France. His best book was a political novel about Italy (Companions of the Left Hand) ; another was a psycho-thriller, set in Egypt (Original Sin), which was chiefly notable for the longest dust storm in modern 1't-erature. This time, Tabori has written a perspiring little...

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