Books: Green Apple Blossoms

SUMMER HOLIDAY—Sheila Kaye-Smith —Harper ($2.50).

With a nurse for its villain and two little Sussex girls for heroines. Authoress Kaye-Smith's Summer Holiday is less a novel than a thinly veiled autobiographical sketch. The story is dedicated to "Moira" the younger heroine, who with her dreamier sister Selina spends a blissful summer on a farm near Hastings, near Authoress Kaye-Smith's home town, St. Leonards-on-Sea. Hayrides, all-day suckers, caterpillars in matchboxes, unripe pears, bellyaches and bellyaching, make half the Kaye-Smith children's fun. Their simple growing love for the Sussex countryside and country people makes...

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