Page 6, 29th October 1965

29th October 1965
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L Moscow In The 1790s

(C ATHERINE THE GREAT, by Zoe . Oldenbourg (Heinemann, 42s.) is not a biography in the accepted sense of the term, but rather a study of German-born Catherine's personality,......

Not Just Some Vatican Gossip

By Thomas Corbishley, S.J. T HAT controversial correspondent "Xavier Rynne" (who in a short preface deepens a little further the smoke-screen surrounding his identity) continues......

Marriage Makes The Saint?

Hugo Meynell Co' I'T EN it has been said that, hut seldom shown how, marriage is a means to sanctification. The married saints often seem to have achieved sanctity in spite of......

New Fiction

Convert's dilemma Divided loyalties Wit but no warmth T E MANDELBAUM I. GATE (Macmillan, 25s.), Muriel Spark's recent and most ambitious novel, is an attempt to study the......

And Siberia In The 1940s

F R. WALTER J. CISZEK is an American of Polish extraction, born in 1904. who in 1929 volunteered to serve as a priest in Russia. In his hook With God in Russia (Peter Davies,......

By Sir Charles Petrie The Empress Wrote A Great Deal

about herself. and it would consequently have been all too easy to succumb to the temptation to lake her at her own valuation, but on the whole Madame Oldenbourg has resisted......

Your Child's Career?

Mary Vaughan T HE publishers of Margaret Campbell's Lend a Hand (Museum, 12s. 6d.) and John Stroud's Child Care Officers and their World (Gollancz, I3s. 6d.) are to he thanked......