Page 3, 27th December 1957

27th December 1957
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This Is Indeed A 'task For Giants'

By John BIGGS -DAVISON, M.P. TASK FOR GIANTS, by The Hon. Patrick Maitland, M.P., Master of Lauderdale. (Longmans 42s.). riEDICA I ED to Our Lady of - 1 - 0 Walsingham, this is......

Bridging The Gap

By Fr. J. H. Crehan, A HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL EUROPE, by R. H. C. Davis ' (Longmans, 25s.). T O bridge the gap between 313 and 1270 by a book of some 420 pages is quite an......

Three Steps Forward

By MOLLY WALSH! A A IF you are old enough. and if you lived in London in 1928, you will probably remember a day in January of that year when Londoners slid, skidded, and skated......

Mutual Tolerance Among The Genes

By SIR DESMOND MORTON THE DESERT AND THE GREEN, by The Earl of Lytton (Macdonald, 25s.). WORKING out the possibilities of being heir to such forceful ancestors as a famous......

Tri - Umph Of

Provinces 100 YEARS OF THE HALLE, by C. B. Rees (MacGibbon and Kee, 21s.). MANCHESTER'S Halle Orches tra has been in existence fol a hundred years—and is proud of its unbroken......

Stirring Up A Muddy Pool

THE UNDEFEATED, by I. A. R. Wylie (Cassell, 16s.). A SMALL detayed fortress town of France suffered the occupation. and some acquitted themselves nobly and the majority did not.......

Mary Stuart Again

Legacy of Hate, by F. W. Kenyon (Hutchinson. 16s.). A queen, clad defiantly in a robe of scarlet beneath her black cloak, walks proudly to her death. Yet again. we have a......

I Gardening

SOMEONE is sure to give one of us a pot plant for Christmas. and if it is one of which we have no previous experience we may have an anxious time looking after it. A safe rule......

Alcuin On The Latest Books

BOOKS FOR THE INNER LIFE THE LIVING GOD and THE ROSARY OF OUR LADY, by Romano Guardini. SYMBOLS OF CHRIST, by Damasus Winzen (The Inner Life Series, Longmans, 9s. 6d. and 8s.......

Peculiarities Of The Strawberry Tree

4..! T HE fruit of the Strawberry Tree (to give the Arbutus its homely name) set early this year. and I have been watching with considerable sympathy the struggles of an artist......