Books: Big Boer

GENERAL SMUTS (Vol. I)—Sarah Gertrude Mijlin—Little, Brown ($3.50).

If Jan Christian Smuts's career were graphed it would look like a broker's nightmare. He has been a lawyer, a politician, a soldier, a rebel, a turncoat, a philosopher, a diplomat. Among his own countrymen he has touched the nadir and the zenith of popularity. During the Boer War the British pursued him with blood in their eye; in the World War they made him a general. Smuts has attracted more hatred from varying sources than any man in South Africa. But through all his ups &...

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