Books: Murders of the Month: Jun. 26, 1933

ASK A POLICEMAN—John Rhode, Helen Simpson. Gladys Mitchell, Dorothy L. Sayers, Anthony Berkeley, Milward Kennedy—Morrow ($2). With the aid of an ingenious setting—the murder of a belligerent newspaper publisher—four famed members of the Detection Club trade characters to make fit fare for post-graduate mystery readers.

THE ALBUM—Mary Roberts Rinehart —Farrar & Rinehart ($2). Murder in a sequestered group—and a prying spinster finds romance while solving the crime.

OBELISTS AT SEA—C. Daly King— Knopf ($2). Gangsters and robbery, shooting and poison, autopsy and body-stealing on a great Atlantic liner make adequate background for the mental and...

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