Books: Queen of the Spies

THE DOUBLE IMAGE by Helen MacInnes. 309 pages. Harcourt, Brace & World. $5.75.

Dr. Gilbert Highet, head of the classics department at Columbia University, recalls that he was particularly busy that winter. Then a professor of Greek and Latin, he had taken on a new course, and night after night he sat at his desk composing his lectures. Meanwhile, his wife sat on the couch near by, quietly scribbling away with a pencil. One evening she stopped, drew a firm line on the paper and said with a sigh of relief, "There. That's done. Would you like to read it?" Highet said...

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