Books: Scot in Moscow

BRITISH AGENT—R. H. Bruce Lockhart —Putnam ($2.75).

Few who have been in such personal and political scrapes as Bruce Lockhart, one-time (1915-17) British consul-general at Moscow, have admitted them in writing. With a canny candor that makes his book exciting reading, that is just what Author Lockhart does. Women and Bolsheviks were his trouble: between the two he has had some narrow escapes.

Of purely Scottish blood, Bruce Lockhart eschewed English universities, finished his education in France and Germany, then went to Malaya as a rubber planter. There he achieved sufficient fame...

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