New Books: Nov. 17, 1924

THE WINDOWS OF WESTMINSTER—A Gentleman with a Duster—Putnam ($2.50).

Came, fortnight ago, a book by the gentleman with a duster. It analyzed, portrayed, epitomized British governmental character.


Baldwin. CHARACTER: "Here is a plain, blunt, simple-hearted countryman. . . . For good or for evil, his personality entirely lacks the flick of a cocktail. He is genuine cider. The small pinched-up eyes, with their uplifted brows, have the shrewdness of the shepherd rather than the sharpness of the merchant; the deep, grave, kindly voice has...

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