Recent Books: Fiction

A CLOAK OF MONKEY FUR — Julian Duguid—Apple ton-Century ($2.50). Costume piece by the author of Green Hell; a brisk, fast-moving but conventional novel dealing with an ill-fated expedition from Spain to South America in 1534.

LOST MORNING—Du Bose Heyward— Farrar & Rinehart ($2.50). Skillfully-constructed, smoothly-written novel about an artist whose success turns sour under the pressure of difficulties with his wife, his daughter, the small fashionable Southern city where he lives.

MIDNIGHT—Julian Green—Harper ($2.50). Fantastic melodrama revolving around an old house and a creepy crew of eccentrics who fill it, in the...

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