Books: Recent & Readable, Jul. 17, 1950

Orley Farm, by Anthony Trollope.

Country life in Victorian England with a full-blown Trollopean cast of characters and enough novelist's insight to equip a baker's dozen contemporary fictioneers; re-issued as the first of a new Trollope series (TIME, July 10).

Follow Me Down, by Shelby Foote.

How a God-fearing Mississippi farmer is seized by temptation and driven to murder; a taut little novel of crime & passion (TIME, July 3).

America Begins, edited by Richard M. Dorson. A selection from the diaries, memoirs, histories and letters of early American settlers provides some bright footnotes to...

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