Fiction: Recent Books: Aug. 24, 1936

THE MOUNTAIN AND THE PLAIN—Herbert Gorman—Farrar & Rinehart ($3). Long (653-pp.), slow-moving, historical novel of the French Revolution, revolving around a 21-year-old hero who saw everyone from Tom Paine to Lafayette, and everything from the fall of the Bastille to the Execution of Louis XVI.

THE SKY BUT NOT THE HEART—R. L. Duffus—Macmillan ($2.50). Readable, pleasant, but somewhat labored satire on the political upheavals in the Kingdom of East Georgiana.

GREENGATES—R. C. Sherriff—Stokes ($2.50). Quiet English novel by the author of Journey's End, detailing the struggles of quiet Mr....

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