22 MAY 1926, Page 29

The Education of a Young Man. By Marius Lyle. (The

Hogarth Press. 7s. 6d. net.)-A cleverly written story about a peculiar county . •family of great. charm but considerable eccentricity and even unpleasantness. The tale is told in the first person and somewhat pretentiously. One will soon cease to believe in sinister families of high degree, so many have bebn described since Mr. Michael Sadleir paved the way.