Fiction: Recent Books: Oct. 29, 1934

Fiction THE TAKING OF THE GRY—John Mase-field—Macmillan ($1.75).

England's prolific Poet Laureate writes a rousing tale of a Latin American revolution, in which all the best parts are filled by Anglo-Saxon hearts of oak.

FLORIAN—Felix Salten—Bobbs-Merrill ($2.50). The career of a prize Austrian stallion parallels the last years of the Habsburg Empire. A sentimental but appealing story.

THE FOOLSCAP ROSE—Joseph Herges-heimer—Knopf ($2.50). Historical narrative of the rise & fall of Pennsylvania paper-manufacturers, 18th to 20th Centuries, made to seem significant by Author Hergesheimer's silkily persuasive style.

A WORLD IN BIRTH—Romain Rolland— Holt ($2.75). Fifth & last...

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