Stonehenge of the Kings

by Patrick Crampton. John Day, $7.50. Mr. Crampton, a semiamateur archaeologist and daring accordingly, envisions Stonehenge as the work of a merchant kingdom under strong Minoan influence. The idea is so beguiling that one shares Mr. Crampton’s candid regret at the way he is obliged to back it — roughly an ounce of evidence to a ton of speculation.