Books: Irishman in Exile

IT ISN'T THIS TIME OF YEAR AT ALL! (256 pp.)—Oliver St. John Gogarfy—Doubleday ($3.50).

"My thoughts are subjected to no rules . . . I can fly backwards and forwards in time and space." With which brave words Ireland's exiled poetaster and throat specialist. Dr. Oliver St. John Gogarty, takes off on the umpteenth lap of his favorite circuit—Dublin in the first decades of the century.

The difficulty is that most of the terrain has been described in his earlier flights (As I Was Going Down Sackville Street, Going Native, etc.) It Isn't This Time of Year at All!,...