Books: Sorry Doctor

AMOK—Stefan Zweig—Viking ($1.50).

Narrator of this sad story was a doctor who ran amuck. Resident in a native village in the Dutch East Indies, he was lonely, bored till one day in walked a beautiful Englishwoman, a rich trader's wife. She was in trouble: her husband, who had been away five months, was about to return; she was going to have a baby by another man; she wanted the doctor to perform an illegal operation while there was time. She offered him a fortune to do it. The doctor did not like her manner :...

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