Books: All for Love

THE COLORS OF THE DAY (310 pp.)—Romaln Gary—Simon & Schuster($3.50.)

The French expression for love at first sight is un coup de foudre—a crash of thunder. When Jacques Rainier meets Ann Garantier at a carnival in Nice, the crash is shattering. Rainier is a one-armed French intellectual with a two-fisted attitude toward love and war. For 15 years—in Spain, the French air force, the R.A.F., the Maquis—he has been fighting "to defend a civilization which, from the Virgin Mary, Dante, Petrarch and the the humblest of our movies...has always celebrated the cult of...

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