Books: Wuthering Depths

RADCLIFFE by David Storey. 376 pages. Coward-McCann. $4.95.

The love that dare not speak its name has become the neurosis that does not know when to shut up, and the reader may be forgiven for receiving glumly the news that still another fictional treatment of homosexualism has been published. And, in the case of Radcliffe, despite a fitful display of considerable writing skill by young British Novelist David Storey, the gloom is justified.

Radcliffe is a "big" novel of the kind which, in English literature, at least, has been turned out almost exclusively by U.S....

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