Page 3, 11th December 1959

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Six Gems In A Flawed Setting

By BARBARA WALL FRANCIS THOMPSON: man and poet, by J. C. Reid (Routledge, 25s). "F RANC IS 1 HOMPSON man and poet" is a welldocumented account of the poet's life and a......

The Latest Books, By Fr. W. J. Randall

The kind of book to be lived MY LAST RETREAT, by Edward Leen, C.S.Sp., edited with a biographical note by R. H. Walker, C.S.Sp. (The Mercier Press, Cork, 155.). F 'LEEN was one......

Meditative Music For Christmas

CHRISTMAS ORATORIO, Bach. Gunthild Weber (sop.), Sieglinde Wagner (con.), Helmut Krebs (ten., Evangelist), Heinz Rehfuss (bass), Berlin Moteltenchor and RIAS-Kammerchor, Berlin......

Mountains

FRENCH ALPS (Thames and Hudson, 21s.). F OR the Alps Switzerland springs almost too easily to mind: occasionally, too, Austria is remembered; but somehow France so often escapes......

Laughter

THE PICK OF PUNCH, edited by Nicolas Bentley (Deutsch, 16s.). T O while away a long winter evening when you are tired of serious reading. there is little doubt that this hook......

Philosophy Of Science

A Jesuit tries to grasp the universe By Fr. J. D. CRICHTON THE PHENOMENON 0 F MAN, by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, with an introduction by Sir Julian Huxley (Collins, 2.5s.). I F......

Thomas

Mary Harris 6'net Illustrated by Cliff Roberts Thomas is a very superior sort of cat, a fact made abundantly clear by his conversation with Frances. He would only permit the......