Books: Ever Yours, Robert

THE LETTERS OF ROBERT FROST TO LOUIS UNTERMEYER. 388 pages. Holt, Rinehart and Winston. $7.

Poet Robert Frost possessed a true genius' insatiable appetite for praise. Critic and Poetaster Louis Untermeyer had a true believer's admiration for Frost's poetry. It was not surprising, therefore, that the two hit it off from the start—or that Frost's side of their long correspondence, now published by Untermeyer less than a year after his famous friend's death, should run to a fine, fat, square volume.

Inevitably, much of it turns out to be chaff; Frost, for instance, was a...

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