20 APRIL 1961, page 24

Spring

Over the tingling seas it came planting on a whale's blunt head daffodils of the early year. Not decoration but illumination. Venus, risen lady, humming in the salt logs,......

Pr History

A Prime Minister Remembers. By Francis Wil- liams. (Heinemann, 21s.) LORD ATTLEE is a strangely interesting man, who held down the job of Prime Minister for six years, after......

The Gorilla

If the expression on a face Means anything, then surely mine, A member of the human race. And his, who did not become man, Tell that surpassing must take place For what remains......

Spring Books 2

The Ride to the Abyss By JAMES JOLL T . is very hard to remember that events now long in the past were once in the future,' the historian Maitland once said. It is even harder......