SECOND SPRING AND TWO POTATOES by Ilka Chase

SECOND SPRING AND TWO POTATOES

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Third in the around-the-world with Ilka (The Carthaginian Rose and Elephants at Half Past Five) sequence, Second Spring takes the reader on a New York round-trip compassing three continents. There are landings at Hawaii (Waikiki Beach is ""the most superlative musical comedy setting of the twenties that has ever been devised""), the Fijis (""gastronomically the nadir""), Tahiti (Mai Tai, luau, dancing), Australia (the Caprice menu at Sydney deserves special mention). Then on to South and East Africa, meetings with Nadine Gordimer (a snub by Mary Renault) and excursions on location of Born Free with old friend Joy Adamson. Again it is Ilka who is on stage (with numerous hotel sets) giving more attention to the trials and trivia of travel than the world scenery; her readership will be found among the company she keeps.

Pub Date: Sept. 3rd, 1965
Publisher: Doubleday