Books: Long Way to Nowhere

JOURNEY TO THE ENDS OF TIME (475 pp.)—Sacheverell Sitwell—Random House ($7.50).

England's Sacheverell Sitwell is as sensitive to the beauties of the past as any other man alive. Like his famous brother and sister, Osbert and Edith, he is at least Edwardian in his attitudes, positively baroque in his tastes. His famous travel books and his less famous poetry exude a distaste for contemporary living, and few writers can bolster their eccentricities with a wider knowledge of music, books and architecture. Now, with 61 years and as many books behind him", he moves into an area where he is about as much...

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