Books: Turncoats

ROAD TO EXILE—Emilio Lussu—Covici, Friede ($2.50).

The accounts of political exiles from Italy and Germany range from atrocity stories to philosophical discussions of dictatorship, seldom give concrete evidence of how Fascism makes its appearance on the plain streets of some familiar environment. Last week an ironic little volume by a onetime member of the Italian Chamber of Deputies gave U. S. readers a vivid, thought-provoking picture of the various ways native Sardinians—radicals, innocent bystanders, Fascists—reacted to the bewildering news of Mussolini's march on Rome on Oct. 30, 1922, changing sides at the...

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