Books: Father Cawder's Story

THE ENCOUNTER (310 pp.) — Crawford Power — Sloane ($3).

In recent novels the clergyman with the troubled conscience appears almost as often as the young advertising man with an itch to compose literature. Anglican Chaplain Choyce in Leslie Greener's No Time to Look Back (see Recent & Readable) is such a man. So are some of the central figures in recent works of such Roman Catholic writers as J. F. Powers (Prince of Darkness) and Harry Sylvester (All Your Idols), who portray this kind of priest so movingly that their work is a rebuke...

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