Books: More & More Miraculous

SO LONG AS LOVE REMEMBERS (565 pp.)—Russell Janney—Hermitage House ($3.95).

When Harvard wins "an important athletic contest," its undergraduates allow "youthful exuberance [to] overcome a natural scholastic reserve"—which is Russell Janney's way of saying that, here and there, hell breaks loose. So when lovely Olga Halka, Ziegfeld chorus girl and heroine of Janney's new novel, left the Boston Colonial Theater on such a victorious night, exuberant hearties closed in, dragged her off into the darkness. "Help!" screamed Olga. "Help!" Help came: a "huge figure" dressed in armor and wearing a golden cross. With stunning blows "from [his] mighty mailed fist" the apparition...

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