Books: New Oil for Old Lamps

VENTURE INTO DARKNESS (367 pp.)—Alice Tisdale Hobart—Lonqmans Green ($3.95).

STILL THE RICE GROWS GREEN (312 pp.)—John C. Caldwell—Henry Reanery ($3.75).

Both these books tell of adventure on the China coast, as anti-Communists go ashore to fight or foil China's new masters. One book is fiction, the other nonfiction, but both are based on long and firsthand experience of China's tragedy. Both books celebrate the unsung Asians who continue fighting Communism long after Western statesmen have put them down on the Red side of the world ledger.

New but Enslaved. Author Hobart in her novel...

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