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The Law (1958)
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Published Reviews
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    Law and Disorder (Review)
    The Law, by Roger Vailland
    1. The Law by Roger Vailland
    Commonweal, October 10, 1958, p. 52
  2. [+]
    A Communist Writer Indifferent to Politics (Review)
    The Law, by Roger Vailland
    1. The Law by Roger Vailland
    The Reporter, November 13, 1958, pp. 46-50
  3. [+]
    Books in Brief (4 Reviews)
    The Law, by Roger Vailland
    1. The Law by Roger Vailland
    2. City of Spades by Colin MacInnes
    3. The Ugly American by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick
    4. Rice Roots by Arthur Goodfriend
    The Nation, October 4, 1958, p. 198
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    Winner takes All (5 Reviews)
    The Naked Villany, by Jocelyn Davey
    1. The Naked Villany by Jocelyn Davey
    2. Sheldrake by Michael Wharton
    3. Still Alive Tomorrow by Wayland Young
    4. The Delinquents by Anthony Bloomfield
    5. The Law by Roger Vailland
    Encounter, October 1958, pp. 80-81
  5. [+]
    Early Fall Fiction (5 Reviews)
    Something for Everyone
    1. The Best Short Stories of Edith Wharton by Wayne Andrews and Edith Wharton
    2. Gate to the Sea by Winifred Bryher
    3. A Novel, A Novella, and Four Stories by Andrew Lytle
    4. The Law by Roger Vailland
    5. Water Music by Bianca Van Orden
    National Review, September 27, 1958, p. 218
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    The New Books (9 Reviews)
    The Public, the Private, and the Real
    1. A World of Strangers by Nadine Gordimer
    2. Engaged in Writing by Stephen Spender
    3. Women and Thomas Harrow by John P. Marquand
    4. Venus in Sparta by Louis Auchincloss
    5. The Law by Roger Vailland
    6. Marlborough's Duchess by Louis Kronenberger
    7. American Murder Ballads and Their Stories by Olive Woolley Burt
    8. Once Upon a City by Grace M. Mayer
    9. The Puerto Ricans by Christopher Rand
    The Harpers Monthly, October 1958, pp. 88-97
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (11 Reviews)
    Reader's Choice
    1. Brave New World Revisited by Aldous Huxley
    2. The Memoirs of Field-Marshal the Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, K.G. by Bernard Montgomery
    3. Marlborough's Duchess by Louis Kronenberger
    4. Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote
    5. The Cautious Heart by William Sansom
    6. The Bell by Iris Murdoch
    7. The Law by Roger Vailland
    8. Our Man in Havana by Graham Greene
    9. Playback by Raymond Chandler
    10. More in Sorrow by Wolcott Gibbs
    11. East to West by Arnold J. Toynbee
    The Atlantic Monthly, November 1958, pp. 166-177
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    Art for Whose Sake? (12 Reviews)
    The Hook, by Vahe Katcha
    1. The Hook by Vahe Katcha
    2. The Mimosa Smokers by Peter S. Jennison
    3. Every Eye by Isobel English
    4. The Girl Beneath the Lion by Andre Pieyre de Mandiargues
    5. Mrs. Bridge by Evan S. Connell, Jr.
    6. Acrobat Admits by Alfred Grossman
    7. The Pearl Bastard by Lillian Hale
    8. The Hustler by Walter Tevis
    9. A Mirror for Magistrates by Richard Gibson
    10. The Pistol by James Jones
    11. Harry Vernon at Prep by Franc Smith
    12. The Law by Roger Vailland
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1959, pp. 141-147