Fiction: Recent Books: Sep. 23, 1935

MISS MARVEL—Esther Forbes—Houghton Mifflin ($2.50). An agreeable little story of a New England girl who began a correspondence with an unknown Montana resident, was startled when he appeared in her home town.

THE VALLEY—Nathan Asch—Macmillan ($2.50). Collection of well-written sketches laid in a run-down Connecticut farming region where old settlers, immigrants, New York artists and wealthy suburbanites come together.

THEY SHALL INHERIT THE EARTH— Morley Callaghan—Random House ($2.50). Long, slow novel, written in Morley Callaghan's familiar and muffled prose, of the relationship of father and...