Fifty Years in a Changing World
By Sir Valentine Chirol
Harcourt Brace, 1927, 351 pp.
The interesting reminiscences and reflections of the former foreign editor of the London Times. There are no indiscretions, but the book abounds in shrewd observations and well-balanced appreciations. The character sketches of men like Cromer, Kitchener, Alexander of Battenberg, Ferdinand of Coburg, Curzon and Holstein are particularly noteworthy.