18 February 1988
Show More The Panda Hunt by Richard Burns.
Cape, 189 pp., £10.95, August 1987, 0 224 02445 0Show More
Davy Chadwick by James Buchan.
Hamish Hamilton, 145 pp., £9.95, September 1987, 0 241 12115 9Show More
Overhead in a Balloon: Stories of Paris by Mavis Gallant.
Cape, 196 pp., £10.95, August 1987, 0 224 02426 4Show More
Black Idol by Lisa St Aubin de Teran.
Cape, 157 pp., £9.95, September 1987, 9780224024372Show More
“... tells in grave monologue is that of her lover, Harry Crosby, American poet (1898-1929) who has just shot her dead and left her posed in her party clothes on a bed in the Hotel des Artistes, New York. LisaStAubindeTeran prefaces her book with notes from Henry Grew Crosby’s curriculum vitae, lest we should lose track of biography in the bravura of Josephine’s recital: but it is the recital that ...”