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BLACK GOD—D. Manners-Sutton— Longmans, Green ($2.50).

Story of the Congo, Black God is no travelog but an interpretation of the spiritual conflicts that follow the encroachment of white culture on black folk. Here "Civilization" and "Paganism" meet at the ford of a small tributary of the Congo River where an "outpost of progress" is in the making. Not a novel for best-seller lists, Black God should be enjoyed by discriminating readers for its humor, its delicate prose.

All through the story M'Kato waits...

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