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Look Down in Mercy, by Walter Baxter. A strong, tough-grained first novel about the collapse of a British army captain in Burma (TIME, March 17).

The Goshawk, by T. H. White. What one man discovered about hawks, and himself, when he set out to learn the medieval art of hawking (TIME, March 10).

The Letters of Private Wheeler. An absorbing record of life in the British army during the Napoleonic wars, as told by a sharp-eyed Somerset infantryman (TIME, March 3).

Adventures in Two Worlds, by A. J. Cronin. Autobiographical tales by a physician...

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