Books: He, They

ETCHED IN MOONLIGHT—James Stephens—Macmillan ($2.50). Variety is color. Etched in moonlight there is no variety—only the alternating black and silver of sparse trees afar off, and the relentless greys of the vegetation underfoot. Striding through this spectral world they come, these three, to the deserted castle, where the jealous lover imprisoned his love and her betrothed. Fugitive, he roams the ends of the earth year after year, tormented by fear and remorse, until at last his cycle of self-recrimination brings him again to the silent castle and the "faces cut by the moon...

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