Books: Convict's Girl

JULIE—Francis Stuart—Knopf ($2.50).

Julie Harben was a pale, pretty, South African girl with a bad limp, a big sister and an overwhelming fear of the world. London doctors took care of the limp, a prim precise Londoner married her big sister, but Julie's fear of the world was harder to get rid of. In Julie, Francis Stuart traces the process in a straightforward book that is notable for its characterization of a 15-year-old girl, especially notable in view of the books by Author Stuart that have preceded it. He won critical acclaim with The...

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