Books: Also Current: Nov. 13, 1964

DRIVE, HE SAID by Jeremy Lamer. 190 pages. De/acorfe. $3.95.

In winning the $10,000 Delta Prize, this short but flatulent novel was the unanimous choice of three eminent judges-Critic Leslie Fiedler, and Novelists Mary McCarthy and Walter van Tilburg Clark, who is quoted as having found it "gigantically laughable." Well, maybe. But unlike Candy, the bestselling pornographic novel that passes itself off as a satire on pornography, Drive, He Said is serious as all get out. Most of its fun is unintentional. Thus, in one chapter, Basketball Player Hector Bloom and his chick Olive...

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