Page 3, 13th October 1961

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Puzzling Out King Harold

By Alfred Duggan HAROLD THE KING. By Piers Compton (Robert Hale, 21s.). T HE writers of the I I th century were more interested in saints than in men of action. About the......

Mysterious Whaler

THE EMERALD WHALER, by William J. Laubenstein (Andre Deutsch, 18s.). T HIS is an excellently-written and very exciting story of a little-known episode in Irish revolutionary......

Understanding

MOHAMMEDANISM, by Louis Cardet, and THE JEWISH FAITH, by Paul Demann (Burns & Oates. Faith & Fact Books, 8s. 6d. each). B OTH authors state that their purpose is to promote more......

Harvest Festival

"The York Catholic Sphere" magazine carries an announcement that "there will be a Harvest Festival at the Catholic church, Market Weighted], on Sunday. October 15, 3 p.m."......

The Lure Of Miss Lindop

By CLARE SIMON THE WAY TO THE LANTERN, by Audrey Erskine Llndop (Collins, 18s.). A FEARFUL difficulty faces any novelist who wishes to set their scene in a country other than......

A Broken Pontius Pilate

PONTIUS PILATE REFLECTS, by Werner Koch (Putnam, 16s.). T HE device of making Pilate recollect in tranquillity the emotions of his time of crisis. when he gave the verdict at......

Road To Real Wealth

GOD AND THE RICH SOCIETY, by D. L. Munby (Oxford University Press, 25s.). S UPPOSING mankind proves able to get round the present awkward H-bomb corner without disaster, what is......

Hiroshima

CHILDREN OF THE ASHES. By Robert Jungk (Heinemann. 25a.). T HE author of this book had a happy inspiration when he set out to write an account of what happened to the city of......

A Tragic And Ominous Tale

Reviewed by Dr. Letitia FAIRFIELD and the intimate accounts he gives of their mental processes is often unconvincing. Sorry tale T HE documentary evidence of Hiroshima's......

An Anthology Of Gnostic Writings

By Teresa Fuller GNOSTICISM: AN ANTHOLOGY. Edited by Robert M. Grant (Collins, 25s.). IN 1945. a year previous to the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, a large earthernware jar......

Music Symphony Orchestra Season

T HE BBC Symphony Orchestra's season at the Festival Hall opened last week with two major choral works in which the BBC Chorus gave a consistently good performance. Beethoven's......

Theatre

Magical moments THE MAGIC CIRCLE FESTI TIVAL 1961 (Scala Theatre). SPACE and defiance of the laws of gravity are top subjects in the news. Therefore, when we are all completely......

El. Richard Gwyn

A pilgrimage in honour of Bl. Richard Gwyn will take place this Sunday (15th) at his birthplace, Llanidloes, 3.30 p.m. Fr. Paulinus Lavery, O.F.M., will preach.......

A Novel Of Surprises A Man On The Roof, By Kathleen Sully...

T HERE is nobody quite like Miss Kathleen Sully. She can take a rather corny bunch of characters, set them to play what seems to be a Light Programme farce and reveal something......

The Latest Books

LITURGICAL THEMES By Dom PETER DAMIEN STUDIES IN PASTORAL LITURGY, edited by Dom Placid Murray, O.S.B. (The Furrow Trust, Maynooth, 12s. 6d.). P ARADOXICALLY enough, in a......

Convert's Film Post

A CONVERT. Mr. Keith Mitchell. has been appointed secretary of the Catholic Film Institute in London, replacing Mr. A. G. Evans, who is emigrating to Australia. Mr. Mitchell.......

Urches In Pictures

By IRIS CONLAY g PANISH gothic, influenced S • by Moorish architectural 0 • ideas. is almost excessively O ornamented. The interiors of O churches and cathedrals less 0......