ODD PATTERNS IN THE WEAVING. By Sonia E. Howe. (Marshall
Brothers 6s.) ODD PATTERNS IN THE WEAVING. By Sonia E. Howe. (Marshall Brothers 6s.)
MRS. SONIA . HOWE, a Russian lady who is well-known by her Various books on- her native country, married an English evangelical clergyman. She here sets down, in a chatty, in- formal manner, some of her memories of life in various parishes -in England ; of her adventures in Gothenburg and later as a missionary in China ; of her activities in connexion with the .'-relief of political exiles in Northern Russia and Siberia in pre- War days ; and of the organization which she arranged for the ,tbenefit of those "mysterious . seventy. thousand Russians" who were--believed to be.passing through this country in the autumn of 1914! Mrs. Howe writes artlessly, but with much ;-charm and vivaeity, and her Chapters include some interesting -personal stories of Prince Peter Kropotkin and other famous
Russian and English characters. - • '