Books: The Bonny Prince

PRINCE CHARLIE AND His LADIES— Compton Mackenzie—Knopf ($3).

Monarchy's sun may be setting, but monarchists are still loyal to their lost causes in many a stoutly republican country. The Stuarts sank long ago below the English horizon, but the Jacobitish after glow lingered. That all Jacobites are not yet dead was shown this week when Novelist Compton Mackenzie published Prince Charlie and His Ladies. Author Mackenzie writes Jacobitingly, speaks with contumely of "Whig" reviewers who deplore his loyalist zeal. U. S. readers may not share Author Mackenzie's emotions nor his unflagging interest in...

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