Books: Spring Books

THEY WENT ON TOGETHER—Robert Nathan—Knopf ($2). Through an internationalized and thereby rather vague countryside, a widow, her son, her daughter and an orphan girl flee before an invading army. Robert Nathan's sour-sweet poetic tone, his exquisite sense of timing. are as usual; as usual, too, there is the highly specialized sentimentality which makes some of Nathan's readers dubious, others devoted.

COUNTRY NOTES IN WARTIME—V. Sackvllle-West — Doubleday, Doran . ($ I). The title & author fully predict the content: meditations, deliberately minor and pacific, tenderly written. For those who want loud talk for...

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