Books: Fresh Start

THE PILGRIM HAWK—Glenway Westcott—Harper ($1.50).

By 1928, Glenway Wescott of Wisconsin had lived in France for four years, was one of America's two or three most sensitive stylists and most promising novelists. The Pilgrim Hawk is his first volume of fiction since that year. It marks the end of several paralyzed years during which, work as he might, Wescott was unable to write novels at all. Says he now, "I have a great many stories to tell. If this simple story is as good as I hope, it will be a fresh start."

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