12 JULY 1890, Page 24


True Courage. By Royston Keith. (Remington.)—" True Courage" and the stories which make up this volume are decidedly childish, if their moral teaching is irreproachable. It is really astonishing to us how frankly some writers display their ignorance of boys and their ways, to say nothing of grown-up people, who are fair sport for any writer. Royston Keith's characters are, indeed, pitiably deficient in vividness, in reality, and, in fact, everything else.