Books: Some Like It Hot



191 pages. Doubleday. $6.95.

Henry Brock is an English bachelor and a railway man with a precise idea of heaven: "The right sort of train to London ... a morning train, with a good breakfast car, lots of coffee and toast and bacon and eggs and marmalade, the newspaper, and two or three hours of pleasantly changing views through the window." Alas, such bliss is denied him. On holiday in Italy, Brock and his girl friend are drowned when their cruise ship sinks. Because of his record of unrepented fornications, he is sentenced to the Second...

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