Fiction: Recent Books: Apr. 12, 1937

THE FRIENDLY TREE—Cecil Day Lewis —Harper ($2.50). A first-novel love story whose greensick sentimentality Poet Lewis' revolutionary U. S. rooters will regret was not obscured in his less telltale verse.

SON OF HAN—Richard Lapiere—Harper ($2.50). Laid in 19th Century China, the quiet but well written story of a talented youth whose efforts to become a scholar are sacrificed to the customs of family worship.

PEACE IS WHERE THE TEMPESTS BLOW —Valentine Kataev—Farrar & Rinehart ($2.50). The story of two boys who become involved in the 1905 Russian Revolution when they hide a fugitive from...

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