13 NOVEMBER 1926, Page 30

GREAT SHORT STORIES OF THE WORLD (Heine- maim. 8s. 6d.),

containing 178 stories "from the literatures of all periods and countries," by Barrett H. Clark and Maxim Lieber, is a book :which will be generally welcomed. The stories here collected are so various that it is not possible to review them but the book can be whole-heartedly recommended.