Fiction: Recent Books: Jun. 15, 1936

VILLAGE CHRONICLE—James McConnaughey—Farrar & Rinehart ($2.50). A slice of life in a Carolina college town, centering about the behavior of a young English instructor who rashly challenges the established color-line, backs down under the pressure of community ostracism and an ailing wife.

RETURN TO COOLAMI—Eleanor Dark— Macmillan ($2.50). Author Dark makes conservative use of the stream-of- consciousness technique in a carefully manipulated account of a two-day motor trip in Australia, during which a serious marital tangle is straightened out.

THE INVISIBLE VOICES—M. P. Shiel— Vanguard ($2.50). Those who can retain their wits...

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