Books: Submarine Fighter

DEEP SOUNDINGS—Alan Cor by—C axton ($2.50).

Alan Corby is the closely-guarded pseudonym of a famed U. S. adventure writer. Whether he took an alias because he was afraid Deep Soundings would queer him with his usual Boy Scout audience, or because he wanted it to make its own way as a serious literary work, is hard to say. On the literary side the book is a straight throwback to Kipling and Jack London— a story involving the hazards of convoying merchant ships during the War, with a hero who, through duty and red-hot blood...

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