Books: Mention- Aug. 5, 1929

THE DERUGA TRIAL—Ricarda Huch— Macaulay ($2). Murder mystery with three differences: 1) it is written by a German woman of 65 ; 2) depending little on suspense, it has a sympathetic main character in an excitable Italian doctor on trial for murdering his cancer-stricken wife out of pity; 3) the doctor's vivacity is opposed, humorously, psychologically, to Teutonic judicial phlegm.

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