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READABLE NoVELS.—Jenny-on-the-Counter. By H. Maxwell. (Thornton Butterworth. 7s. net.)—A rather

satirical story dealing with two sets of country neighbours—i.e., a county family and a tradesman with a beautiful daughter. There is also a rich young lady of Socialistic views who is an amusing figure.----The Journey Home; or, Tents of a Night. By Sybil Campbell Lethbridge. (Skeffington and Son. 6s. 9d. net.) --- The affection of a childless aunt for a nephew hardly seems a promising subject for a novel, but it furnishes an interestin; theme for this story, which apparently has changed its name in the process of publication.