Books: Recent Mysteries: May 20, 1935

CRIME IN CORN WEATHER—Mary M. Atwater—Hought on Mifflin ($2). When old man Breen was killed no one mourned, many had cause to be glad. The little Iowa town's biggest excitement in years made a countywide field-day, but defeated its purpose. A beautifully subtle description of townsfolk, of why murder was done and why neither police nor press knew who did it.

THE SAINT GOES ON—Leslie Charteris —Crime Club ($2). In his best form, Simon Templar twinkles, cuts and shoots his way through three more adventures, involving a ring of jewel thieves, an admiring Peer,...

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