Books: Canny Auld Cumberland

ROGUE HERRIES—Hugh Walpole Doubleday, Doran ($2.50).

Says Author Walpole, writing of England's northernmost county: "There is no ground in the world more mysterious, no land at once so bare in its nakedness a rich in its luxury, so warm with sun and so cold in pitiless rain, so gentle and pastoral, so wild and lonely; with sea and lake and river there is always the sound of running water, and its strong people have their feet in the soil and are independent of all men." Cumbrian natives say the same thing in fewer words:...

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