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THE END OF AN OLD SONG (269 pp.)—J. D. Scott—Knopf ($3.50).

Catherine Harvey "smelt faintly of newly washed wool and . . . Johnson & Johnson's baby powder." When her dark eyes "snapped caressingly." young Patrick boldly drew her into a brief clinch. Little did he know, poor fellow, that 15-year-old Cathy was already well on the way to becoming what his friend Alastair called "my favorite nymphomaniac."

Aglow with "the phosphorescence of sexuality." Cathy keeps streaking over the horizon of this novel like a flying saucer pursued by satyrs. And yet no one could call The End of an Old Song a...

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