John Pemble: Cousin Marriage
25 February 2010
Show More Incest and Influence: The Private Life of Bourgeois England by Adam Kuper.
Harvard, 296 pp., £20.95, November 2009, 978 0 674 03589 8Show More
“... is very like another, and it doesn’t take many of them to stop you seeing the wood. Furthermore, when Kuper zooms in for a closer look, he selects areas already well investigated. If you’ve read DavidNewsome, Annan himself, Michael Holroyd and Hermione Lee on the Wilberforces, Leslie Stephen, Lytton Strachey and Virginia Woolf, you’re likely to know what’s coming before you’ve turned the ...”