Fiction: Recent Books: Nov. 11, 1935

A SIGN FOR CAIN—Grace Lumpkin— Furman ($2.50). An excellently constructed, often moving story of the death of a Communist organizer in the South, written by one of the ablest of U. S. radical novelists.

FROM THE KINGDOM OF NECESSITY— Isidor Schneider—Putnam ($2.50). Autobiographical novel of Jewish life on New York's East Side, packed with warm characterizations and bland anecdotes, by a well-known U. S. poet.

VALIANT IS THE WORD FOR CARRIE— Barry Benefield—Reynal & Hitchcock ($2). Sentimental story of a bad woman of Crebillon, La., who is regenerated through the influence of a...

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