Books: Girl into Woman

GO SHE MUST—David Garnett—Knopf ($2.50). What shall befall the tall but beautiful, timid but intelligent daughter of a widowed vicar in a hamlet of the English fen country? Author T. F. Powys would surely bring her to harm through the primeval malice of some local lout. Sheila Kaye-Smith might supply her with a young gentleman and beset their true love with gossip and the father's disapproval. H. G. Wells would find her at least a temporary career; Arnold Bennett would describe her shoelaces and thoughts on dusting the stairs. Hugh Walpole might make...

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