Books: History Horsed*

History Horsed*

1066 AND ALL THAT—W. C. Sellar & R. J. Yeatman—Dutton ($1.75).

"Histories have previously been written with the object of exalting their authors. The object of this history is to console the reader. No other history does this." British Authors Sellar & Yeatman have written, in 1066 And All That, a more than consoling parody of English history, from Caesar's conquest of Britain to the end of all things, when, the U. S. being "clearly top nation . . . History came to an end."

Example of...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!