Books: Willow, Willow

THE THIRD CHOICE (333 pp.)—Elizabeth Janeway—Doubleday ($3.95).

"Speech after long silence, it is right," wrote Yeats in a poem about the gulf between the sexes. Author Janeway's novel deals with the same subject, but unfortunately it consists of speech after long speech. Most of the talk is mournful, and most of it is carried on by women. There are men in the novel, who say "what the hell" quite often, but they are neither very important nor very real. They are the book's furniture, and when one of them stabs himself, the reader is merely...

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