This memoir is of the childhood of Robert Bruce Lockhart in Victorian and Edwardian Scotland. From his birth in Anstruther in 1887 to his experiences as a public schoolboy in Edinburgh at the turn of the century, this account presents a portrait of a young boy before World War I. Lockhart's recollections are also a candid insight into the background of a man who went on to a career of great distinction in the Foreign Office, wrote a best-selling account of his adventures in Bolshevik Russia at the end of World War I, and ...

My Scottish Youth 1999, Black and White Publishing, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9781873631263

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