Books: Believers & Infidels

THE CRUSADERS (642 pp.)—Sfefan Heym—Little, Brown ($3.50).

To avoid the possibility that The Crusaders might be passed over as "another story about the war"—a danger which constantly worries book publishers—Little, Brown & Co. printed a limited edition of 500 copies and sent them to the buyers for the leading bookstores throughout the U.S.

Their responses were enthusiastic beyond the call of duty. One called it: "Undoubtedly the biggest and best novel yet written about the American War in Europe." Added another: "No other war novel . . . (except the one and only War...

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