25 NOVEMBER 1932, Page 30

IcIANg . THE GRA:VE - DIGGER. By Pierre Descaves and Etienne , Gril.

(Douglas. 6s.) A grim tragedy, set in a Bavarian•, prison, involving the governor, a prisoner, the mistress of Prince Friedrich, -and Hans, the prison grave-digger. This short book's vigour of characterization and action raise it far

. above the average. - - •