Books: Body Love

NO ADAM IN EDEN by Grace Metalious. 312 pages. Trident Press. $4.95.

THE THREE SIRENS by Irving Wallace. 572 pages. Simon & Schuster. $5.95.

The cute little intimacies that filled the pages of Peyton Place took on a special piquancy via hints that Author Grace Metalious had merely written about her own domestic career up in lustful, hypocritical, murderous New England. The sequels that followed prolonged the speculation; if they weren't written on the kitchen table, how could they be so smeared with jam? Irving Wallace gained a certain respectability by pretending that his fat...

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