Books: A Bit Queer

HOME FIRES BURNING — Robert Henriques—Viking ($2.50).

"You wish me to give you my professional opinion of Brigadier . . . David Sloane?" asked the London brain specialist.

"We're getting married," replied Jane, who had served as a nurse in Italy and had not seen her fiance since he was decorated with the Victoria Cross and demobilized with a serious head wound.

Mumbling about what happens to the "hypothalamic proclivities" when they are released through concussion from "the higher control of the cortex," the special ist began to draw the marks of the wound on a scratch pad. "A person in this state,"...

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