Books: Recent & Readable, Apr. 17, 1950

Friar Felix at Large, by H. F. M. Prescott. The rough and rocky road to Je rusalem as traveled by 1 5th Century -Frater Felix Fabri, and described with Chaucerian zest in his account; retold in a good night's reading by Novelist Prescott (TIME, April 10).

This Reckless Breed of Men, by Robert Glass Cleland. A lively, well-doc umented tribute to the bold, restless, beaver-trapping mountain men whose ex ploits (1820-40) helped to push the frontier across the Rocky Mountains and into the Far West. First-rate Americana (TIME, April 3).

Nothing, by Henry Green....

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