Books: Irish Indifference

THE LAST SEPTEMBER—Elizabeth Bowen—Dial Press ($2.50).

The Story. At Danielstown, charming county seat near Cork, lived Sir Richard and Lady Naylor; lived also a niece, Lois, a nephew Lawrence, and many a lingering guest. At the moment it was the Montmorencys who lingered: she because of Danielstown itself—"doorways had framed a kind of expectancy of her; some trees in the distance, the stairs, a part of the garden, seemed always to have been lying secretly at the back of her mind"—and he because of Marda Norton. Marda was leaving next day, to...

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