11 APRIL 1891, Page 23

Alison Walsh. By Constance Evelyn. (T. Nelson and Sons.)— This

is a story, told throughout with strong religious feeling, of how a resolute and honest mind, driven into unbelief by the too visible contradictions between profession and practice, is brought by various salutary influences to bettor things. Alison's character is a careful study not without power. The love-story which, in obedience, it must be supposed, to an imperative demand, is inter- woven with the tale, is not so successful.