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Mr. H. M. Tomlinson's book, Waiting for Daylight (Cassell and

Co., 7s. 6d. net), provides just the sort of bedside reading that many fastidious people find it a little hard to procure. His essays are discursive, intelligent, and presented in a pure and distinguished style. Written as they were during the War the tone of some of them is a little gloomy.