Books: Mame's the Same

AROUND THE WORLD WITH AUNTIE MAME (286 pp.)—Patrick Dennis—Har-court, Brace ($3.95).

Patrick Dennis, the bearded Scheherazade with the eye for the Mame chance, has strummed out another night's entertainment. This leaves 999 nights, and so the public can probably look forward to Auntie Mame at Yale and Auntie Mame in the R.A.F., if not (unless something sordid has been withheld) Son of Auntie Mame. At any rate, there is no important difference between Auntie Mame, which sold 1,500,000 copies and Around the World. Biggest change: in the starting novel Mame Dennis gets married; in the sequel she just gets around.

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