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Windyridge. By W. Riley. (Herbert Jenkins. 6s.)—This is a pleasantly

written country story about a young lady who sets up in a remote village as a photographer. Photography, however, is only a side issue in the book, which is chiefly occupied with character sketches of various people who live in the village. Of these the squire and a charming old lady usually known as Mother Hubbard are the most delightful. The novel is light, but some of the people in it are very attractive.