18 MAY 1928, page 21

Some Books Of The Week

Politicians and the War, 1914-1916, by Lord Beaverbrook (Thornton Butterworth, 10s. 6d.), is a curious and striking book. The untidiness of Lord Beaverbrook (as revealed on the......

Mr. Wells Has Put His Religion In A Short And

challenging form. He calls it " blue prints for a world revolution," qind he tells us that the book, The Open Conspiracy (Gollancz, 5s.), contains the essential ideas of his......

In His New Pageant Play, The Coming Of Christ (heinemann,

Ss. 6d.),. Mr. Masefield has given us vivid and decorative scenes for recitation to music. Four angels, the Power, the Light,- the Sword, and the Mercy, try in vain to dissuade......

A Bibliography Of The Writings Of William Harvey,...

Mr. Geoffrey Keynes (Cambridge University Press, 21s.), comes at an opportune moment. The first edition of Motu Cordis (of which seventeen copies are recorded by Mr. Keynes) is......

Mr. Lewis Melville Borrows His Title, The Windsor...

21s.) from the portraits of Court Beauties, by Sir Peter Lely, now hung at Hampton Court. These ladies were described by Anthony Trollope as "Female Insipidities." Considering......

The Second Edition Of Being Well-born : An Introduction To

Heredity and Eugenics, by Professor Michael F. Guyer (Constable, 21s.), was overdue, for it is a standard work. Now brought well up to date, it can be recommended to anyone......

The Competition

ouR next competition is a simple one and will be judged strictly by popular vote. We ask our readers to give us the names of the ten greatest living writers in the order of......

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