5 MARCH 1932, Page 38

New Novels

THE WILD TULIP. By F. L. Lucas. (Joiner and Steele. Os.)—Three women in the Convent of San Quirico—a nun, a lay sister, and the little novice Ottavia—fell in love. Tragedy followed inevitably, for all three ; and Mr. Lucas understands them, and tells a wise story in restrained and passionate prose.