8 February 1990
Show More Not by Fact Alone: Essays on the Writing and Reading of History by John Clive.
Collins Harvill, 334 pp., £15, October 1989, 0 00 272041 8Show More
“... The world’s great age begins anew, and we have all become Victorians again. Mrs Thatcher pursues strict economies with a single-mindedness Gladstone would have envied and calls us back to traditional values, while on television Mr A.N. Wilson approaches the eminent Victorians in a manner far different from that of Lytton Strachey seventy years ago ...”