Page 3, 18th December 1959

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'no Excuse For Misunderstanding'

DIVORCE : WHERE WE STAND I Lord Pakenham CATHOLICS AND DIVORCE, edited by Patrick J. 0'111ahony (Thomas Nelson & Sons, 12s. 6d.). N O better book could be imagined than this......

The First American Saint's Adventures

By NESTA de ROB ECK MOTHER CABRINI, by F. P. Keyes (Burns Oates, 12s. 6d.). T HERE is bound to be something exciting about any " Vision Book ". and the story of St. Frances......

Murder At School

A GATHA CHRISTIE'S latest Li thriller - Cat Among the Pigeons" (Collins, 12s. 6{1.) cannot, of course, compare with the brilliance of her early work, but with three murders in......

A Mirror Of Cistercian Spiritual Writin

THE MIRROR OF FAITH, by William of Saint Thierry, translated from the Latin by Geoffrey Ward and Adrian Walker (A. R. Mowbray, London, 6s.). THIS is the first English trans- 1......

Showjumping

HORSES AND PLACES. by Pas Smythe (Cassell, 10s. 6d.). pAT SMYTHE is the heroine of *a• aspiring showjumpers. Her horses have become household names and as a keen competitor in......

Records For Christmas

E are taken into the world of fact and fantasy by three little seasonal extended-play records. They might well do for a lastminute present. for although they contain many......

Amba Ss Apo - 111al Adventures Hell Or Our Capacity For...

self-delusion By Sir DESMOND MORTON THE INNER CIRCLE, by Sir tvone Kirkpatrick (MacMillan & Co. Ltd., 25s.). UNDERSTATEMENT is the IL- ) hall-mark of a good British diplomat. At......

Theatre

FORCED BUT JOLLY FUN A JOLLY but rather forced lark would seem to be a fair description of "The Amorous Prawn " (Saville). The laughs in an elaborate story of a General's wife......

Opera

NOT ENOUGH FEELING AT the end of the second act of Sadler's Wells' new production of "Tannhauser", I had the feeling that this was going to be one of the theatre's worst efforts......

Poverty

By Mary Vaughan SEEK THE FAIR LAND. by Walter Macken (Macmillan, 16s.). T HE waity, snivelling Cromwell swore to eradicate the "Irish lice and. after slaughter. destruction. and......

The Thrills Of Antique Hunting

IN THE HEART OF PARIS: The Fabulous Adventures of an Antique Dealer, by Yvonne de Bremond D'Ars (Gollanez, 18s.). THE story of old houses is generally known, but to every piece......