Books: Walpole Holiday*

ABOVE THE DARK TUMULT—Hugh Walpole—Donbleday, Doran ($2.50).†

Hugh Walpole hopes "you will not take this Tale too seriously." Writing it was a holiday for him, reading it should be only a relaxation for you. In short, it is a murder story. And of course it has a happy ending.

Dick Gunn was down and out in post-War London, but he remembered better days. Before the War he had been land agent for a good friend in Devon. There he had known and liked quixotic, unbalanced John Osmund, and had fallen in love...

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