Books: RECENT & READABLE, Oct. 1, 1951

Requiem for a Nun, by William Faulkner. The Nobel Prizewinner returns to the characters of Sanctuary (1931), reports them older, sadder, a little wiser, with an outside chance to save their souls (TIME, Sept. 24).

The Rise and Fall of Hermann Goering, by Willi Frischauer. The all but incredible story of one of the most energetic moral relativists of the 20th Century; popular biography at its best (TIME, Sept. 24).

Shadows Move Among Them, by Edgar Mittelhölzer. Uninhibited high jinks about a singularly unorthodox missionary in British Guiana, somewhat befogged by the suggestion that...

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