Books: Murders of the Month: Oct. 24, 1932

Herewith, in order of merit, are listed detective fiction books of the past month: THE STUDENT FRATERNITY MURDER—Milton Prosper —Bobbs-Merrill ($2). Skilled Detective Rankin points the crime through yellow hoods and yellow hair. THE END OF MR. GARMENT—Vincent Starrett—Crime Club ($2). Stabbing of a famed writer whom many disliked and had opportunity to kill. THE CORPSE ON THE WHITE HOUSE LAWN—''Diplomat"—Covici, Friede ($2). A smart, lucky young diplomat solves the code, retrieves the papers, catches the murderer. THE RESURRECTION MURDER CASE— Stanley Hart Page—Knopf ($2). Christopher Hand forces self-identification of the...

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