Fiction: Recent Books: Apr. 13, 1936

SOUTH RIDING—Winifred Holtby—Macmillan ($2.50). Framework of this comprehensive chronicle of a modern Yorkshire town is the decisions of a county council on education, highways & bridges, public health etc. The story follows these administrative acts out into the lives of the local citizens. A workmanlike book, the posthumous novel of an author who died last September.


ORDEAL BY HUNGER — George R. Stewart Jr.—Holt ($2.75). The grisly true story of the Donner Party, who went overland to California in 1846, took an unfortunate "short-cut," were trapped by winter in...

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