Fiction: Recent Books: Jun. 17, 1935

THE FRUIT SIGNERS—Algernon Blackwood—Button ($2.50). Fantasy of a little girl who lives with her father and her black cat, peoples her house with pleasant imaginary companions.

LAND OF WOMEN—Baroness Katherina von Dombrowski—Little, Brown ($2.50). Slowly paced historical novel of 19th-Century Paraguay, dealing with the love affair of a dictator who led his country into a war that reduced the population from 1,300,000 to 221,000.

SALUTE TO APHRODITE—Rearden Conner—Bobbs-Merrill ($2.50). Irish melodrama laid in the days of the Fenian conspiracies, revolving around a powerful peasant Don Juan.

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AMERICAN MESSIAHS—The Unofficial Observer—Simon & Schuster...

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