Books: How Awful It Is to Be Milt

THE LADY AND HER DOCTOR (310 pp.)—Evelyn Piper—Harper ($3.50).

"I am committing suicide because I poisoned Mother."

Now that's a hell of a note, thought Dr. Milton Krop, as he read it. The note was certainly not what he had expected to find when he made a routine call at the "Haunted House," a Victorian horror in Jackson Heights, on the Long Island reaches of New York City, where old Mrs. Folsom lived with her daughter. He stared at the bottle marked Poison that he clutched in one hand, and then at the terrified young woman whose wrist...

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