Books: Brownstone & Sulphur

HORSE IN THE MOON—Luigi Pirandello —Dutton ($2.50).

So accustomed is everybody to thinking of Pirandello as a dramatist that his publishers on the jacket of this book have inscribed: "This is a book of fiction." It is a twelve-story selection from a projected 24-volume skyscraper entitled Stories for the Year Round. Like the Thousand & One Nights, like mottoes on church calendars, there will be Pirandello tales for every day of the year, every mood, every occasion.

Most moods, most occasions must be rather grisly affairs to...

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