James as he renamed himself at school was at the posh Hampstead prep school, the Hall, and then at Gresham's, in Holt, Norfolk, which W. Auden had left the year before, and where his own group included Benjamin Britten, and future comrades Donald Maclean and Bernard Floud.
Klugmann's elder sister, Kitty, preceded him at Cambridge, going up to Girton in the same year her brother started at Gresham's to read Moral Sciences. Kitty paved the way for James, by joining and becoming disillusioned with the Labour Club, then giving it up in favour of the Cambridge University Socialist Society, which spawned an embryonic communist cell.
She also frequented the Moral Sciences Club, where she encountered G. This is where I began to doubt Andrews's grasp of the Cambridge background.
He relies on a poor source, T. Howarth's Cambridge between the Wars. Cornforth, he says, 'was regarded as a brilliant student by Moore, and Reuse this content.
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