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The Accused. By Harold R. Daniels. (Dent 12s. 6d.) Grim courtroom story, with the eviden gradually revealing, and the accused's memori echoing in greater depth, the relationship tween husband and wife that led inevitably death. An extremely skilful double-narrati psychological suspense story, with undertones compassion, and tremendous grip. es be-

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