Page 3, 30th September 1960

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Foreshadowings & Dark Hints

By Archdale A, King MYTHS, DREAMS AND MYSTERIES, by Mircea Eliade, translated from the French by Philip Mairet (Harvill Press, 18s.). T HIS little book has much to commend it as......

Sophoclean Stories

THE WAY TO COLONOS, by Kay Cicelin (Seeker & Warburg, 15s.). T HE author has looked at three plays by Sophocles and seen in a certain aspect of each of them a situation that......

At The

Theatre PERSONAL RELATIONS HORSES IN MIDSTREAM, by Andrew Rosenthal (Vaudeville Theatre). T 'play is immoral-a man and a woman live together on the Island of Elba. 'They arc not......

New Light

on Julius Caesar IMPERIAL CAESAR, by Rex Warner (Collins, 18s.). S O familiar is the figure of Julius Caesar, so much attention has been devoted by scholars and historians to......

By Iris Conlay

S STEFANO ROTONDO in Rome is one . of the largest circular churches in existence and also one of the first to have been built in the form of a circle. It dates back to the fifth......

Penguins' Silver Jubilee

By Otto Herschan H APPY birthday to Penguin Books! Their twenty-fifth to he precise. Paperback publishing and Penguins were at one time synonymous, for Sir Allen Lane's......

A Mohammedan View

By Fr. C. C. Martindale, S.J. CITY OF WRONG: a Friday in Jerusalem, by M. Kamel Hussein, translated from the Arabic with an introduction by Kenneth L'ragg (Geoffrey Hies, 21s.).......

How Remote You

ARE, GRANDPA By W. J. IGOE THE VICTORIANS, by Sir Charles Petrie (Eyre and Spottiswoode, 30s.). VICTORIAN England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales seems a strange remote place......

Loving And Giving Is The Answer

By FRANK GOODRIDGE THROW AWAY THY ROD: living with difficult children, by David Wills (Gollancz, 18s.). M R. DAVID WILLS began his teaching career as a harsh disciplinarian of......

`mediocrity Is Blasphemous'

By MAXWELL SWEENEY IT was blasphemy to present the mediocre and sprinkle it with holy water, said Fr. Agnellns Andrew, 0.F.M., when he emphasised the need for a high standard of......