An Oxford professor had been in India for four months studying the situation and the constitutional problems. He was added to the staff of the Cripps' mission, and this is his record. His is an exceptionally objective and fair-minded picture of the complexities of the Indian problem. He presents the Gandhi-Nehru point of view with sympathy and understanding (the Congress); and that of the League (Moslem) who demand minority independence. He shows the sincere and valiant attempt of Sir Stafford Cripps to arrive at some understanding before the Japanese are at the door. He believes in ultimate success, but shows why the mission failed to achieve its objectives. Timely and enlightening for those needing clarification of the Indian problems.