Fiction: Recent Books: Sep. 13, 1937

ROBINSON OF ENGLAND—John Drink-water—Macmillan ($2.50). Thoroughly dull English novel, an innocuous tale of three children who spend their winter holiday discussing English history with their writer-uncle; the last Drinkwater completed before his death in March.

THE TIDE OF TIME—Edgar Lee Masters—Farrar & Rinehart ($3). Author of Spoon River Anthology tells again, this time in a lengthy novel, the history of a Midwestern community, tries to show "how good human material can be swept by the tide of tine into shallows and onto shoals."

THE SHORT STORIES OF KATHERINE MANSFIELD—Knopf ($3.50). All the...

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