Books: Two Strangers in Paris

THE UNDERGROUND CITY (755 pp.) -H. L. Humes -Random House ($4.95).

LES ADIEUX (244 pp.) -François-Regis Basflde -Simon & Schuster ($3.75).

Ever since Paris was liberated, writers have felt the itch to put it back into a prison of their own special illusions. Of the latest, one is a bounding Basque named François-Regis Bastide, a 32-year-old Frenchman who served under General Leclerc (whose column was the first to drive into Nazi-held Paris). Another is an American who has built a rambling bastille of words in which meanings are thrown into dungeons, to be reached only...

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