Books: Father & Son

ANTONY—The Earl of Lytton—Scribner ($3).

Sons have frequently written books about their fathers, but fathers rarely write books about their sons. A glaring modern exception was Author A. S. M. Hutchinson, who five years ago let himself go all swimmy in print over the nursery innocence of his infant boy (The Book of Simon, TIME, Dec. 8, 1930). Last week Antony gave readers a better example of paternal pride. But Antony Knebworth will never reproach his noble author for saying fatherly things about him, because Antony is a posthumous biography. Antony was killed in...

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