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Reading, Writing, & Belief

-1B Montgomery BELGION THE WRITER AND HIS WORLD: Lectures And Essays. by Charles Morgan (Macmillan, 21s.). From Morgan to Kafka READING, WRITING, & BELIEF catacombs in Rome and......

G Churches

I/1 PICTURES by Iris Con lay INTRODUCING A NEW SERIES: 0 SOMEWHERE Robert Louis Stevenson des % 'cribes churches as his "favourite mountain scenery" and a cathedral as a "thing......

To Fill You With Nostalgia

By Mgr. Gordon Wheeler GARDENS OF ROME, by Gabriel Faure (Nicholas Kaye, 35s.). T HIS very beautiful production with its 168 heliograve illustrations is the latest English......

Cured At Lourdes

THE STORY OF A MIRACLE By Fr. JOSEPH O'HEAR, M.B., Ch.B. AND I SHALL BE HEALED, by Edeltraud Fulda (Heinemann, 21s.). T HIS is the story of the 54th official miracle cure at......

How Plants Differ

INSTRUCTIONS TO YOUNG BOTANISTS, by C. L Duddington (Museum Press. 12s. 6d.). "T HERE is only one way of getting to know plants." says the author of this book, "and that is to......

Birth-control And The Criminal Law

By R. L. McEWEN BIRTH CONTROL AND PUBLIC POLICY, by Norman St. John Stevas (Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, Santa Barbara, Calif.). E VERY now and then......

A Second Look At George Orwell

Poverty and prejudice By W. J. IGOE THE CLERGYMAN'S DAUGHTER, by George Orwell (Seeker and Warburg, I T is impossible not to admire AGeorge Orwell, difficult to open one of his......

Indian Epic

All the 5,000 singing, tripping lines of "The Song of Hiawatha" -probably the most popular of Longfellow's longer poems-were written in less than a year. Based on Finnish......

Acting Out The Life Of Our Lord

By Fr. W. J. RANDALL WE BEHOLD HIS GLORY: the life of Our Lord Jesus Christ told in dramatic form-Book 1, by Trevor Rice and Colin Turner (The Epworth Press, London, 3s.). T HIS......

Chelsea To Mayfair

THE WHEEL OF FORTUNE, by Philip Gibbs (Hutchinson. 16s.). A T 83, Sir Philip Gibbs can write many younger novelists off their literary feet. This. 1 think, is his fifty-first;......

Crossword No. 626

Prizewinners: First prize, one guinea, Mrs. M. A. Thomas, Poole, Dorset. Second prize, a book, Miss M. McMahon. Newcastle-onTyne.......

Colloquial Wisdom

The Franciscan Studium Biblicorn in Tokyo has produced a colloquial and critical translation into Japanese of the Biblical Book of Wisdom.......

Ineffective

O N the question of legal reform, the author writes in an American context, where in a number of states there are severe and almost entirely ineffective laws against the sale......

`painting Frescoes In Some Paradise'

By IRIS CONLAY MATISSE FROM THE LIFE, by Raymond Escholier (Faber, 63s.). M ATISSE has written so large a part of this book that it is almost his and not the commentator's. M.......

The Rites Of The East

THE EASTERN LITURGIES, by Fr. Irenke-Henri Dalmais, O.P. (Bums Oates, fls. 641.). M UCH easier to handle than any larger and more detailed work on the subject, this 140-page......

Holy Writ

Desclee and Company of Tournai, Belgiure, have recently published an enlarged revised edition of GUIDE TO THE BIBLE (47s. 6d.), an introduction to the study of Holy Scripture......