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Fatima Queries All Answered

By "Alcuin" " TT ' S a magnificent eam, very Imoving, but how much of it is true?" "Is it all true?" One heard these questions. or questions like them. very often just recently......

Liberation Victim

Reviewed by Montgomery Belgion DE LA PRISON DE CE MONDE, by Bernard Fay (Bullet Editions du Sapin Vert). A REQUEST to notice this little volume cannot have been inspired by any......

Bewildering Art Of India

TIIE ART AND ARCHITECTURE OF INDIA, by Benjamin Rowland (Penguin Books, 42s.). THIS is one of firstborn twins in 1 the 48-volume Pelican History of Art. Dr. Pevsner, the general......

Library Building

PERSONAL LIBRARY Lionel McColvin calls his book T h e Personal Library (Phoenix House Ltd., 9s. fid.) "A Guide for the Bookbuyer," hut it is more thap that-it is a very balanced......

New View Of Mrs. Shelley

MY REST MARY, Edited by M. Spark and D. Stanford (Wingate, 12s. 6d.), Reviewed by Neville Bray brooke AKARY WOLLSTONECR AFT IVISHELLEY stands as a figure carved by time in......

Van Gogh Yet Again

THE LIFE AND WORK OF VAN GOGH, by Carl Nordenfalk (Elek, 30s.). VAN GOGH wrote so many letters 1 1' that it is possible to know an embarrassing number of facts about him; to......

Gardening

E EVEN the mildest-tempered garL.:alums feels viciousness rising within him as he pinches aphis-infected buds from his rose trees and rolls off leaves attacked by the rose......

All Sorts

By Fr. BERNARD BASSE7, Greetings from our guests A s a grand Coronation gesture, All Sorts is now handed over to visitors from other countries whose views are their own and who......

Nature Notes.by Julian Holroyd

SMUGGLER PRINCESS S OME 1,200 years ago-so legend would have us believe-a Chinese princess, promised in marriage to an Indian rajah, succeeded in smuggling out of her native......

Forgotten Mystic

T H E REVELATIONS 0 F MECHTHILDE OF MAGDEBURG (1219-97), translated, front the MS. in the library of the Monastery of Einsiedeln, by Lucy Menzies (Longrnans, Green & Co., I8s.).......

Lyrics And 'cartoons'

MANY BRIGHTNESSES AND OTHER VERSE, by Michael haste (Neptune Press, 6s.). THIS is an interesting little collec tion. Though there is nothing exceptionally striking in either the......

Saints But Not Goody-goodies

THE CHILDREN'S BOOK OF BRITISH SAINTS, by Hugh Ross Williamson (Harrap, 3s.). T HE life stories of ten British Saints are told here in a way that any child can both understand......