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Readable Novels.—the Lost Mr. Listtluvaite. By J. S....

and Stoughton. 7s. 6d. net.)—An amusing story of the disappearance of the hero's elderly uncle, who is well known for his antiquarian tastes. In the end the old gentleman is......

Two Centuries Of Life In Down.t

ALTHOUGH Mr. Stevenson's work is intended primarily for Ulstermen, it contains much which will appeal to a wider circle of readers. The material upon which it is based is almost......

A Remedy Against Sin. By W. B. Maxwell. (hutchinson. 8s.

6d. net.)—It is impossible for the reader to fail to know that Mr. Maxwell in this book is preaching the case for Reform of the Divorce Laws. The ingenuity with which Roddy, the......

Poets And Poetry.

CONVENTIONS.* Dam amphibious style, the book which is half in verse half in prose both literally and in spirit will always be attractive to the writer. He can suit his style to......

Fiction.

JOHN FTTZHENRY t OUR chief complaint with Miss McMahon is that she has indulged too much in pattern-making in an otherwise interesting and well- written novel. The contrasts and......

Mr. Wells's Outlii\te Of History.*

We must congratulate Mr. Wells on the first half of his sketch of world-histcry, which ends with the fall of Rome and the rise of Christianity. It is a spirited and thoughtful......