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Lord Lothian (Philip Kerr), 1882-1940
Lord Lothian (Philip Kerr), 1882-1940
By J. R. M. Butler
St. Martin's Press, 1960, 384 pp
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Biographies of British public figures seem inevitably to start with chapters entitled Boyhood, Oxford, South Africa (or India). This conscientious life of Philip Kerr, eleventh Lord Lothian, is no exception to the tradition.