15 OCTOBER 1910, Page 29

Stories and Story-Telling. By Professor E. P. St. John. (S.S.U.

2s. net.)—The words "In Moral and Religious Education" are added on the title-page, and they in a way differentiate the book. The author occupies the Chair of "Religious Pedagogy" in an American University, and is writing about a familiar subject. That he will teach any one who has not the gift how to write a good story no one expects, least of all, we should imagine, the author himself ; but he lays down some true principles and formulates useful rules with which possessors of the gift may profitably acquaint themselves. A serviceable chapter, "Where to Find Stories," concludes the book. It has been supplemented with the names of some English volumes.