Books: Shareef

SHACKLED—Achmed Abdullah—Brentano ($2.00). "The burden of our ancient race is hard to bear," muttered Mustaffa Madani, the Shareef, descendant of the True Prophet. The day of the aristocrat had passed, the pride of Islam was quivering beneath the heel of the foreigner. But Mustaffa Madani would not make the concessions that might have brought him riches. So he hung on the edge of starvation, and wondered what was to become of his beautiful daughter when he had gone. Yet he would not forgive her when she married Hassan, the Dervish, who was...

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