Books: After the Big Wind

NONE SHALL LOOK BACK—Caroline Gordon—Scribncr ($2.75).

When Allen Tate, critic and poet, had written most of a long-planned life of Robert E. Lee, Douglas Southall Freeman's four-volume, definitive R. E. Lee (TIME, Feb. 11, 1935) appeared, blew his house down before the roof was on. Last week the same meteorological hard luck seemed to be pursuing Caroline Gordon (Mrs. Allen Tate). For her Civil War novel came out in the wake of that typhoon of bestsellers, Gone With the Wind. Whether None Shall Look Back could weather the vacuum left by a super-seller covering the same...

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