Books: New Books: Sep. 15, 1924

The following estimates of books much in the public eye were made after careful consideration of the trend of critical opinion:

THE THREE HOSTAGES—John Buchan* —Houghton ($2.00). Three were kidnapped—the daughter of the richest man in the world, the heir of the proudest English dukedom, the child of a national hero. Sir Richard Hannay, unraveler of mysteries, is called from his Cotswold cottage to find them. Matching his wits against those of a fascinating villain, he culls clues from the subconscious mind and follows his quarry through a...

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