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READABLE NOVELS.—Margery o' the Mill. By M. E. Francis (Mrs.

Francis Blundell). (Methuen and Co. 6s.)—A very pleasant story of English rural life.—In His Grip. By David Christie Murray. (John Long. 6s.)—A story of commercial life, well conceived, but with some curious weaknesses.—Gotty and the Guv'nor. By Arthur E. Copping. (E. Grant Richards. 6s.) —Something in the "Three Mon in a Boat" style ; a comic story of a down-Channel voyage in a fishing-boat.— The Prophet. By Frederick Walderiek. (Lawrence and Jellicoe. Os.)—Extrava- gantly improbable, but with a certain attraction.