NON-FICTION: Welsh Hero*

One is risen who is baiting the literary public almost as successfully as does Bernard Shaw. Indeed the new messiah once employed the alias "Shaw," and there were those who hoped and whispered that he had been born beneath a Shavian rose. Today, however, weighty British reference works have pinned down this elusive youth with the finality of taxidermists transfixing a butterfly. His name shall be henceforth Col. Thomas Edward Lawrence, his birth date Aug. 15, 1888, his land of origin Wales; and if the...

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