Books: Shaw's Friends

WILLIAM MORRIS AS I KNEW HIM— George Bernard Shaw—Dodd, Mead ($1.50).

One of the few great British writers whose reputation has not bloomed abroad as well as at home is William Morris, Pre-Raphaelite, craftsman, for whom the Morris chair was named, child prodigy (he read the Waverly novels at the age of 4), interior decorator, architect, wealthy Socialist, amazingly prolific poet and creator of stained glass windows. Morris was the leading figure among British Socialists when George Bernard Shaw, 22 years younger, first met him. Shaw, author of five unpublished novels, principally known as...

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