18 MAY 1928, page 19

Reviews Of Detective Stories - [to The.edilor Of The...

SIR,—What exactly is the function of a reviewer of fiction ? Is it to help the ordinary reader in the making out of his library list by directing him towards what is worth......

The L.m.s. Non-stop Runs [to The Editor Of The Spectator.]

SIR,—My father—Mr. Arthur E. Donkin; of 5 Sion Hill Place, Bath—who won . your recent " How to Keep Young " competition, has sent me a copy of your issue containing the report......

Recruiting Poster Vandalism [to The Editor Of The...

SIR,—Prince Arthur of Connaught, speaking at the Royal Academy banquet, made an appeal for the prevention of the disfigurement of the countryside. This appeal will be received......

Napoleon In Captivity

[To the Editor of the SPECTATOR.] Sin,—It is unfortunate that no one from O'Meara to Ludwig (Lord Rosebery not excepted) can write about Napoleon at St. Helena without directly......

Durham "castle " College

[To the Editor of the SPECTATOR.] among your many readers, was very much moved by the letter of Mr. Warren Sandell. One of the oldest descriptions of the Castle is "......

Diet In The Navy

[To the Editor of the SPECTATOR.] SIR,—" F. W. D.'s " letter on the diet in the Navy raises the question of the quality of the rations provided in the other Services. I do not......