Fiction: Recent Books: Sep. 6, 1937

THE LOST KING—Rafael Sabatini— Houghton Mifflin ($2.50). "The modern Dumas'" 26th riproaring tale gives adventure story readers their money's worth in 379 pages about Louis XVI's son, the "Lost Dauphin."

ELIZABETHAN TALES—edited by Edward J. O'Brien—Houghton Mifflin ($2.50). Indefatigable Editor O'Brien (Best Short Stories, annually since 1915) here collects 25 short stories by Elizabethans Sir Philip Sidney (see p. 101), Thomas Nashe, Robert Greene, Nichols Breton, lesser-known worthies.


GREAT MOTHER FOREST—Attilio Gatti —Scribner ($3.75). Italian explorer's lively account of his expedition to the Kibali-Ituri Forest in the Belgian Congo. Well-illustrated (photographs).


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