Fiction: Recent Books: Jul. 27, 1936


THE FOREST GIANT—Adrien Le Corbeau; translated by T. E. Lawrence— Doubleday, Doran ($2). This little French classic, a philosophic monody on the 7,000-year life of a California sequoia, was translated in 1924 by the late great T. E. Lawrence, calling himself J. H. Ross, the name under which he first enlisted in the Royal Air Force. Illustrated by woodcuts.

ODYSSEY OF THE ISLANDS—Carl N. Taylor—Scribner ($3). Description of a journey through rarely-traveled parts of the Philippines, illustrated by photographs. Author Taylor was killed in New Mexico last February by his house boy,...

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