Books: Professor's Progress

FIRST LESSON — James Aston — Knopf ($2).

Mr. Belfry was a Cambridge Don who had been creditably through the War but had never seen much life. A pathologically shy bachelor, he finally decided to take a holiday in Italy and do a thing or two while there was yet time. He liked being in Capri out of season and got along beautifully till he fell in love with buxom young Caterina. Then his troubles started. When he finally persuaded her to run off with him by night, the romantic row to the mainland nearly...

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