In Service

Anthony Thwaite

  • The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
    Faber, 245 pp, £10.99, May 1989, ISBN 0 571 15310 0
  • I served the King of England by Bohumil Hrabal, translated by Paul Wilson
    Chatto, 243 pp, £12.95, May 1989, ISBN 0 7011 3462 3
  • Beautiful Mutants by Deborah Levy
    Cape, 90 pp, £9.95, May 1989, ISBN 0 224 02651 8
  • When the monster dies by Kate Pullinger
    Cape, 173 pp, £10.95, May 1989, ISBN 0 224 02633 X
  • The Colour of Memory by Geoff Dyer
    Cape, 228 pp, £11.95, May 1989, ISBN 0 224 02585 6
  • Sexual Intercourse by Rose Boyt
    Cape, 160 pp, £10.95, May 1989, ISBN 0 224 02666 6
  • The Children’s Crusade by Rebecca Brown
    Picador, 121 pp, £10.95, March 1989, ISBN 0 330 30529 8

There’s an Auden sonnet, written in 1938 as part of the ‘In Time of War’ sequence, in which the setting seems to be a country house where great matters are being discussed:

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