Books: Current & Various: Nov. 5, 1965

THOSE WHO LOVE by Irving Stone. 662 pages. Doubleday. $6.95.

In this long, painstakingly researched biographical novel of John and Abigail Adams, Novelist Stone has had the good judgment to stick to the historical facts and the good grace to forsake, largely, the flamboyant style that marred his bestselling biographical novels about Van Gogh (Lust for Life) and Michelangelo (The Agony and the Ecstasy). He lapses occasionally by trying to make the plain but amusing Abigail into a pert glamour girl, but he manages to convey the softening influence she had on her crotchety and unbending husband, from the day he first...

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