In This Review

The People of Great Russia
The People of Great Russia
By Geoffrey Gorer and John Rickman
Chanticleer, 1950, 235 pp

Mr. Gorer's provocative thesis is that if you scratch a Russian you find an angry, frustrated infant whose early swaddling has left a permanent mark on his character and his society. Dr. Rickman's contribution is a series of exceptionally vivid sketches of Russian peasant life from the point of view of a village medical officer.