Page 3, 2nd January 1959

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The Courts

--By Fr. L. M. DOWLING O.M.I. JOHN PHII.POT CURRAN; his life and times, by Leslie Hale, M.P. (Cape, 25s.). P get the history of any period in perspective, the biography of a......

Maturity In Only One Direction

ELIZABETH OF THE GERMAN GARDEN. a biography by Leslie de Charms (Heinemann, 25s.). " LTHOUGH Lady Russell died nearly 18 years ago, this, her biography, is very much welcomed by......

The Latest Books, By Fr. W. J. Randall

Papal teaching on vital topics of today GUIDE FOR LIVING : an approved selection of letters and addresses of His Holiness Pope Pius XII, arranged by Maurice Quinlan (Evans......

'obstinate Rationality' Kept Him Out

By FRANK DAVEY JOHNSON AND BOSWELL, by Hcsketh Pearson (Heinemann, 21s.). THERE is probably little new to be said about Doctor Johnson or his egregious biographerespecially......

The Cardinal 'king Of Rome'

By FRANK DAVEY THE CARDINAL DE BERNIS, by Sir Marcus Cheke, with a preface by Fr. Gordon Albion (Cassell, 25s.). THE LAST MEDICI, by Harold Acton (Methuen, 32s.). DORN in......

Hi-fl Art Books And The Original Works

By IRIS COATLAY ITALIAN RENAISSANCE SCULPTURE, by John PopeHennessy (Phaidon, 90s.). VERMEER, by Ludwig Goldscheider (Phaidon, 47s. 6d.). MODERN GERMAN PAINTING, by Hans Konrad......

France's Prince Of Poets

'VERLAINE. by Law rence and Elizabeth Hanson (Chatto, Ms.). A S elusive as mist and as persistent as dew-that is one way of saying something about Verlaine's poetry. Nor. on his......

Delightful Mixture

THE SPARROW CHILD, by Meriol Trevor (Collins, 10s. 6d.). T HE bones of this hook are very good. The story combines the romantic past (in the form of a hidden Grail or chalice)......