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Angevin• King who ended anarchy HENRY PLANTAGENET, by Richard Barber (Barrie and Rockliff with Pall Mall Press, 42s.). Reviewed by SIR CHARLES PETRIE O F late years Henry II has......

Chaucer Clarified In Stylish Prose

THE CANTERBURY TALESA PROSE VERSION, by David Wright. (Barrie and Rockliff, 35s.). Reviewed by JOHN HORGAN T HE first and best test of any translation is whether it stirs in the......

His Brother's Hanging Was Lenin's 'trigger'

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF LENIN, by Robert Payne (W. H. Allen, 42s.). POTENTIAL leaders of men are born with special gifts, which the psychcologist's trinity — "Upbringing, Fduca......

Good, Sound Sense

MARRIED OR SINGLE. by Dr. C. J. Trimbos. (Geoffrey Chapman. 25s.). T HIS book covers a wide range .1 of subjects in the field of love. sex and marriage, extending from sex......

Cardinal Bea Bars No Faiths

Reviewed by Fr. HENRY ST. JOHN, O.P. T I-11S is a companion volume of Cardinal Bea's The Unity of Christians, a useful compendium of writings, lectures and pronouncements......

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WITH LOVE FROM KAREN, by Marie Killilea (The World's Work (1913) Ltd.. 25s.). Reviewed by M. KELLY T HERE are new books that one is predisposed to like because one admires the......

Ascetics And Mystics' Minds

SPIRITUALITY THROUGH THE CENTURIES, ed. by James Walsh, S.J. (Burus ta. Oates, 25s.). A SUMMA OE THE SPIRITUAL LIFE, by E. j. Cuskelly (Mercier Press, 35ss. THE SECULAR PROMISE:......