Books: One Man's Paris

SPRINGTIME IN PARIS (364 pp.)—Elliot Paul—Random House ($3.50).

France may have changed in ten years but not the French. Not, at least, in the Rue de la Huchette, a short, crowded Left Bank street that runs parallel to the Seine. Peripatetic Novelist Elliot Paul ought to know. He lived there, off & on, for 18 years before the war, came back to the U.S. and wrote his bestselling The Last Time I Saw Paris (TIME, April 27, 1942).

Returning to Paris last spring, Paul made a beeline for the Rue de la Huchette, like a man taking up again with an old but...

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