Books: How to Be Fulfilled

THE WILDER SHORES OF LOVE (332 pp.) —Lesley Blanch—Simon & Schuster ($5).

As a word, "fulfillment" has had quite rise in recent years. It appears in publishing ("circulation fulfillment"), socialism ("plan fulfillment"), psychoanalysis ("wish fulfillment"), but most of all as applied to modern woman, who always wants to be fulfilled. The latest application is made by British Author-Journalist Lesley Blanch, who wonders out loud how modern woman can be fulfilled "as a woman, [without] seeking escape from her own nature."

Author Blanch is no pale sociologist; a onetime staffer on the British Vogue, she has an interest in career-woman feminism and an...

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