Fiction: Recent Books: Jul. 19, 1937

PERILOUS SANCTUARY—D. J. Hall— Macmillan ($2.50). Adventures and soulful taming of a lusty, hot-headed English fugitive among New Mexico's flagellant sect of Penitentes. Another example of the Southwest's inevitable incitement to mystical riot in English writers.

VICTORIA FOUR-THIRTY—Cecil Roberts —Macmillan ($2.50). Quiet, almost inaudible novel about a dozen passengers who leave London to make the Orient Express and all keep their seats. Nearest thing to a connecting link between them is the car couplings.

DUET IN DISCORD—Elizabeth Garner— Knopf ($2). Unblushing but tastefully written tale of the Caribbean love-affair between a 43-year-old English...

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