Books: Seeing Shelley Plainer

THE FORTUNE OF ETERNITY — Percy Bysshe Shelley — William-Frederick Press ($2.50).

THE SHELLEY LEGEND—Robert Metcalfe Smith & Others—Scribners ($5).

Percy Bysshe Shelley has been beckoning from the abode where the Eternal are. His signals, picked up by a literary Ariel who signs herself: "Shirley Carson Jenney, Clairaudient Psychic," are transcribed in The Fortune of Eternity. The book, she says, ''has been transmitted wholly thro' clairaudient dictation."

Author Jenney gives all credit for her 124-page collaboration to Poet Shelley, who has also supplied the foreword ("Whenever I have tried to compass the thought of...

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