Paul Addison, 17 April 1986
Show More Clement Attlee by Trevor Burridge.
Cape, 401 pp., £20, January 1986, 0 224 02318 7Show More
The Second World War Diary of Hugh Dalton 1940-1945 edited by Ben Pimlott.
Cape in association with the London School of Economics, 913 pp., £40, February 1986, 9780224020657Show More
Loyalists and Loners by Michael Foot.
Collins, 315 pp., £15, March 1986, 0 00 217583 5Show More
“... British history is very English: written mainly by the English and about England. But Trevor Burridge is a Welshman by birth and a citizen of Canada. He teaches at the French-speaking University of Montreal. One might expect, therefore, that he would bring to English history an outsider’s sense of disbelief, or the cheeky irreverence of an iconoclast ...”