Books: Ploof

THE GENERAL'S WENCH (244 pp.) — Rosamond Marshall — Prentice-Hall ($3.50).

"What were men made of, that they could gaze at one girl with their souls in their eyes one moment—and turn as he was turning now, to the call of a blonde trollop?" Sabrina Home's bosom (a prominent feature of this novel) was agitated by this question whenever she saw Sir John Templar, in a bedroom across the street, "take a running jump and land ploof" alongside Molly Quin, his doxy. To make matters worse, Sabrina was married to old Sir William Wakefield,...

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