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Fiction

Mine Own Executioner. By Nigel Balchin. (Collins. 8s. 6d.) On the Forward Fringe. By Alexander Beck. (Hutchinson. 8s. 6d.) NIGEL BALCHIN'S Mine Own Executioner is a new sort of......

Sicily To Rome

IN this book a well-known war correspondent links up his experi- ences of the campaign in Sicily and Italy up to the capture of Rome. It will be news to many that he began, with......

Beethoven's Art

Beethoven. By W. J. Turner. (Dent. 6s.) LOOKING back on the literature of the Beethoven Centenary year, what strikes one chiefly about it is the somewhat apologetic tone adopted......