Books: Murders of the Month: Dec. 31, 1934

MR. PINKERTON FINDS A BODY—David Frome—Farrar & Rim hart ($2). Shy Welshman Pinkerton goes trustingly about Oxford; finds himself suspected of murder. Rescued by Yard's Inspector Bull, Pinkerton reveals the necessary clue.

FOR THE HANGMAN—John Stephen Strange—Crime Club ($2). Snow, gossip, kidnapping and murder in Baltimore. Through pink note paper and pink cheeks, the U. S. Post Office's Inspector Peel narrowly averts injustice.

THE EYES OF DEATH—John Bentley— Crime Club ($2). Introducing Sophisticate Richard Herrivell Bart, antiquarian, who suavely guides blunt Chief Inspector Barton through the psychological maze left by a brutal, clever...

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