Books: Royal Gossip

BETTER LEFT UNSAID—Daisy, Princess of Pless—Dutton ($5).

She had the privilege of looking at kings, and kings had what seems to have been the greater privilege of looking at her. Born an Irish-English beauty, Daisy Cornwallis-West became a German Princess when she married Henry of Pless. In Daisy, Princess of Pless (TIME, March 17, 1930) she told what it was like to be English-born royalty in Germany during the War. Better Left Unsaid gives her reminiscences of the pre-War years.

For a long time Daisy got along well with her husband, bore him three...

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