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Vol. 2 No. 4 · 6 March 1980

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Cover Artist

Hiang Kee

David Marquand

What’s wrong with Britain

Letters

Glyn Ford, George Watson, Patrick Parrinder, Ken Follett, Nicholas Jacobs, Matthew Hoffman

John Passmore

Utopian Thought in the Western World by Frank Manuel. Blackwell, 896 pp., £19.50, November 1979, 9780631123613

Bernard Williams

Rubbish Theory by Michael Thompson. Oxford, 229 pp., £7.50, July 1979, 0 19 217658 7

Theodore Zeldin

Recollections and Reflections of a Country Policeman by W.C. May. A.H. Stockwell (Ilfracombe), 342 pp., £6.60, July 1979, 0 7223 1199 0
The Police in Society by Ben Whitaker. Eyre Methuen, 351 pp., £6.95, March 1979, 9780413342003

Christopher Reid

Poem: ‘A Disaffected Old Man’

Christopher Ricks

The Executioner’s Song by Norman Mailer. Hutchinson, 1056 pp., £8.85, November 1979, 0 09 139540 2

Ian Hamilton

Breaking Ranks by Norman Podhoretz. Weidenfeld, 385 pp., £7.95, February 1980, 0 297 77733 5

Graham Hough

Thomas Stearns Eliot, Poet by A.D. Moddy. Cambridge, 365 pp., £12.50, March 1979, 0 521 22065 3
Theory and Personality: the Significance of T.S. Eliot’s Criticism by Brian Lee. Athlone, 148 pp., £9.95, November 1979, 0 485 11185 3

V.S. Pritchett

Rochet and Chimère

Karl Miller

Barbara Pym’s Hymn

Michael Irwin

Wrinkles by Charles Simmons. Alison Press/Secker, 182 pp., £4.95, January 1980, 9780436464904
Devotion by Botho Strauss, translated by Sophie Wilkins. Chatto, 120 pp., £5.50, January 1980, 0 7011 2421 0
The Followed Man by Thomas Williams. Sidgwick, 352 pp., £5.95, January 1980, 9780399900259
Reverse Negative by André Jute. Secker, 264 pp., £5.95, January 1980, 0 436 22980 3

Angela Carter

Angela Carter responds to Bertolucci’s movie, ‘La Luna’

Geoffrey Strickland

Comparative Criticism: A Yearbook edited by E.S. Shaffer. Cambridge, 327 pp., £12.50, November 1979, 0 521 22296 6

Rosalind Mitchison

A System of Social Science: Papers relating to Adam Smith by Andrew Skinner. Oxford, 278 pp., £9.75, November 1979, 0 19 828422 5

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