21 NOVEMBER 1908, Page 9

Between Two Crusades. By Gertrude Hollis. (S.P.C.K. 2s. 6d.)—In this

"Story of 1187" we bear bow the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem came to an end. It is a subject which lends itself to picturesque narrative. With the great Saladin on the one side, and a company of Templars, Hospitallers, and so forth on the other, there is no lack of the elements of drama. And there is no period of history about which we know more. Miss Hollis seems to have been diligent in studying her authorities, and has made a good literary use of them.