Books: Full Circle

Full Circle REJECTED GUEST—Richard Aldington —Viking ($2.50).

Against World War I and the world that put up with it, Poet Richard Aldington has nursed one of the most protracted literary angers of his time. Like other English writers who fought and survived, he was unable to bring his mind fully to bear on his war experience until years afterward. His first novel, Death of a Hero, was written in one grim satiric gust in 1928. Ever since then, in novel after novel, Aldington has pointed the contrast he sees between the hope of a good life and literature which animated his...

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