Books: In England, Too

IN THE SECOND YEAR—Storm Jameson —Macmillan ($2.50).

When two different writers have the same idea, proceed to write about it in exactly the same way, it is not necessarily plagiarism, collusion or telepathy. Some ideas are in the air, and the air is free to all. Storm Jameson's In the Second Year will be called the English version of Sinclair Lewis' It Can't Happen Here, because Author Lewis' book appeared in the U. S. first. But both were written at about the same time, and most discerning readers will consider Storm Jameson's by far the better job.

Storm Jameson has a stubborn Yorkshire...

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