Books: Albion

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ENGLAND THE UNKNOWN ISLE—Paul Cohen-Portheim—Dutton ($3). If you had been caught by the outbreak of war in what you thought a friendly country and interned behind barbed wire as an enemy alien for four years; if later you wrote a book about your captors, their ways & means, you might be pardoned for taking a somewhat acid view. Paul Cohen-Portheim was in just that case, but his book about England is one of the most tolerant, friendly, sympathetic retaliations imaginable. A Jew, a cosmopolite (he now lives in Paris), a well &...

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