Books: Adventuring

LAND WITHOUT LAUGHTER—Ahmad Kama/—Scribner ($3).

I MARRIED ADVENTURE—Oso Johnson —Lippincott ($3.50).

THE WANDERING LAKE—Sven Hedin—Dufton ($3.75).

ASIAN ODYSSEY—Dmitri Alioshin—Holt ($3).

ADVENTURES OF A BIOLOGIST—J. B. S.

Ha/dane—Harper ($2.75).

As used in book titles, adventure is one of the world's most elastic words. It is as likely to title a book about a bus trip or stamp collecting as about Tibet. Books have even been written about adventures in thinking. But among any season's adventure books, year in & out, the majority tell about Africa and Asia. No exception, last month's crop was somewhat better than average....

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