Vol. 1 No. 2 · 8 November 1979

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Cover Artist

Homer Sykes

Garret FitzGerald

Preconditions for an Irish Peace


Stephen Fender, W.L. Webb, N.F. McDowell, Sidney Blackmore, Michael Neve

Christopher Ricks

Field Work by Seamus Heaney. Faber, 64 pp., £3, June 1979, 0 571 11433 4

D.J. Enright

The Pornographer by John McGahern. Faber, 252 pp., £4.95

A.B. Cooke

The Factory of Grievances: Devolved Government in Northern Ireland, 1921-1939 by Patrick Buckland. Gill and Macmillan, 365 pp., £13

John Vincent

Jeremy Thorpe: A Secret Life by Lewis Chester, Magnus Linklater and David May. Fontana, 371 pp., £1.50

Phillip Whitehead

Arguments for Socialism by Tony Benn. Cape, 206 pp., £5.95
Socialism without the State by Evan Luard. Macmillan, 184 pp., £3.95
Can Labour Win Again? by Austin Mitchell. Fabian Society, 30 pp., £75
Enemies of Democracy by Paul McCormick. Temple Smith, 228 pp., £7.50

Valerie Pearl

King Charles II by Antonia Fraser. Weidenfeld, 524 pp., £8.95

Robert Taubman

The Twyborn Affair by Patrick White. Cape, 432 pp., £5.95

Neil Rennie

Poem: ‘Love and the Aeroplane’

John Sutherland

The Devil’s Alternative by Frederick Forsyth. Hutchinson, 479 pp., £5.95
The Four Hundred by Stephen Sheppard. Secker, 374 pp., £5.25

Jane Miller

Miss Herbert (The Suburban Wife) by Christina Stead. Virago, 308 pp., £5.95

Ian Hamilton

A Coat of Varnish by C.P. Snow. Macmillan, 349 pp., £5.95

Patricia Beer

The Intruder by Gillian Tindall. Hodder, 286 pp., £5.95
Mother Can You Hear Me? by Margaret Forster. Secker, 269 pp., £5.90
Treasures of Time by Penelope Lively. Heinemann, 199 pp., £4.95
Wild Nights by Emma Tennant. Cape, 134 pp., £4.50

Nicholas Mosley

The Tragedy of Leon Trotsky by Ronald Segal. Hutchinson, 445 pp., £12.50

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