Books: Chimpanzee Into Lady

His MONKEY WIFE—John Collier—Appleton ($2).*

Mr. Fatigay taught school to naked little Africans in the jungle; he was the only white man in the village. It was a lonely life, made supportable by his admirably simple temperament, by letters from his capricious English fiancee, and by the devotion of his pet chimpanzee, Emily. Emily loved Mr. Fatigay, but of her devotion the good man was long unaware.

A favorite with her master and the natives alike, Emily was allowed the freedom of the village. She went religiously to school, and soon learned to...

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