Books: Don't Trust Your Friends

ONE MAN IN His TIME (344 pp.]—N. M. Borodin—Macmillan ($4.50).

MY NINE LIVES IN THE RED ARMY (308 pp.)—Mikhail Soloviev—Me/Co/ ($3.75).

"Who is the next, Comrade Borodin, who is the next?" whispers the professor to his assistant at the scientific meeting at Rostov. Before the meeting ends, the professor himself is called out of the hall and arrested by the secret police. A promising young colleague is torn from his career and family, charged with being a "wrecker." Another goes mad, paints himself with red ink in the laboratory courtyard, in the belief that...

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