Books: Low Ceiling

HE LOOKED FOR A CITY—A. S. M.

Hutchinson—Duell, Sloan and Pearce ($2.50).

SONS OF THE OTHERS—Philip Gibbs—Doubleday, Doran ($2.50).

Arthur Stuart Menteth Hutchinson and Sir Philip Gibbs are two prolific relics of World War I. Now each is doing, as best he can, his literary bit for Britain in World War II. In a literary sense, neither has a very high ceiling.

Under that low ceiling Author Hutchinson flies the higher of the two. He does a sort of subdued version of Noel Coward's noisy Cavalcade, conducting an English clerical family through the first three decades...

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