Books: Fat & Lean

HE AND SHE (243 pp.)—Edward Le Comte—McDowell-Obolensky ($3.95).

Marriage being the subtle and precarious entente that it is. and politics being outranked only by religious and racial differences as a catalyst of conflict, it would seem that a novel about the marriage of a bone-bred conservative and a dogmatic liberal must at least provide a rattling good battle-report. For a time it looks as if this is what First Novelist Le Comte has produced. "He" is John Butterworth. a rather stuffy young Yale man who considers himself to be the best Latin teacher in...

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