Somehow this book seems to me to clear the air of many misconceptions and half facts regarding what is actually happening in Soviet Russia, how the people live, how the system is functioning. Rhys Williams knows whereof he speaks -- his angle on the subject is sympathetic though he is not blind to the shortcomings, the failures, but feels they are simply passing phases, and that the progress in the right direction has been astounding. He does not attempt to go into the theories back of the system, he simply shows it working. Various aspects are treated as answers to posed questions:- government, party, nations, economic life, social life, foreign relations. A glance at the full table of contents will give your customers the understanding of the scope of the book. Good reading--serious, but lightened by human interest material. May selection of the Book Union.