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Scars. By Christopher Stone. (W. Heinemann. • 6s.)—A story of

hereditary madness, the tendency to which is much increased by a fortune which is left to the hero.—Comrade John. By Merwin Webster. (Macmillan and Co. 6s.)—A curious picture of life in the United States, in which we see a great enthusiasm managed on business principles.—The One Founda- tion. (Hodder and Stoughton. 0.)—Another story of religion; a striking piece of work.