Vol. 1 No. 4 · 6 December 1979

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Cover Artist

Mark Boxer

Clive James

Taking Sides by Bernard Levin. Cape, 281 pp., £6.50, September 1979, 0 330 26203 3


Richard Webster, C.J.M. Hardie, Michael Hastings, Robert Young

Frank Kermode

The Nabokov-Wilson Letters, 1940-1971 edited by Simon Karlinsky. Weidenfeld, 346 pp., £12.50, October 1979, 0 297 77580 4
Vladimir Nabokov: A Tribute edited by Peter Quennell. Weidenfeld, 139 pp., £6.95

Brigid Brophy

Jane Austen’s Letters edited by R.W. Chapman. Oxford, 519 pp., £15

Nicholas Humphrey

Mind and Nature: A Necessary Unity by Gregory Bateson. Wildwood, 238 pp., £7.50

Patricia Beer

Poem: ‘Midsummer in Town’

Chauncey Loomis

Scott and Amundsen by Roland Huntford. Hodder, 665 pp., £13.95

Paul Addison

Consensus and Disunity: The Lloyd George Coalition Government 1918-1922 by Kenneth O. Morgan. Oxford, 436 pp., £15

Christopher Ricks

The Mangan Inheritance by Brian Moore. Cape, 336 pp., £5.50

D.J. Enright

The Storyteller by Alan Sillitoe. W.H. Allen, 285 pp., £5.95

Michael Mason

The Ghost Writer by Philip Roth. Cape, 180 pp., £4.95

Zachary Leader

Edwin Mullhouse: The Life and Death of an American Writer 1943-1954 by Jeffrey Cartwright by Steven Millhauser. Routledge, 305 pp., £4.95
A Prize Paradise by Oliver Pritchett. Eyre Methuen, 171 pp., £4.95
A Revenger’s Comedy by Derwent May. Chatto, 191 pp., £5.95

Peter Campbell

Peter Campbell looks at the Hayward Gallery Thirties show

Douglas Johnson

The King of Romance: A Portrait of Alexandre Dumas by F.W.J. Hemmings. Hamish Hamilton, 231 pp., £8.95

James Fenton

A Martian sends a postcard home by Craig Raine. Oxford, 46 pp., £2.95
Arcadia by Christopher Reid. Oxford, 50 pp., £2.75
Love-Life by Hugo Williams. Whizzard Press/Deutsch, 40 pp., £2.95
A Faust Book by D.J. Enright. Oxford, 70 pp., £3.25, September 1979, 0 19 211895 1
Time by Yehuda Amichai. Oxford, 88 pp., £3.50

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