3 October 1985
Show More Great Britons: 20th-Century Lives by Harold Oxbury.
Oxford, 371 pp., £14.95, September 1985, 0 19 211599 5Show More
The Oxford Book of Military Anecdotes edited by Max Hastings.
Oxford, 514 pp., £9.50, October 1985, 0 19 214107 4Show More
The Long Affray: The Poaching Wars in Britain by Harry Hopkins.
Secker, 344 pp., £12.95, August 1985, 9780436201028Show More
“... then a lieutenant-colonel, in minimal control of the vehicle, giving impromptu lectures on Classical matters. If only there had been, in the back seat, the equivalent of Trooper Cumberbatch (SamuelTaylorColeridge), who, one night on sentry-go, was able to tell two of his officers that the Greek text they were misquoting was not, as they thought, from Euripides but from the Oedipus of ...”