Books: Sassenachs

ENGLAND, THEIR ENGLAND — A. G. Macdonell—Macmillan ($2).

Though there is little love lost between the Irish and the English, between the Scots and their Sassenach cousins there is a friendlier feeling. The English regard the Scots with mixed admiration as a nation of sturdy but unconsciously humorous characters; the Scots view the English with more or less kindly contempt. Scottish Author Macdonell, at home on both sides of the Tweed, has written the kind of hilarious, good-natured (i.e. flattering) satire on England which Englishmen love. U. S. readers may enjoy it...

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