Books: From Edward to George & Mary*

From Edward to George & Mary*

THE EDWARDIANS—V. Sackville-West— Doubleday, Doran ($2.50).

A great English country house, one of the many built to be the glory of the aristocracy but becoming its grievous burden, is the dominating personality of this novel. The figures of the story are drawn from the unreal, tightly woven society of the reign of King Edward VII. Characters and house together present the argument: that there is no living under the weight of aristocratic tradition, but only a formalized existence of satisfying present...

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