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Vol. 2 No. 16 · 21 August 1980

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Peter Jenkins

Governments and Trade Unions: The British Experience 1964-79 by Denis Barnes and Eileen Reid. Heinemann, 240 pp., £12.50, May 1980, 0 435 83045 7

Letters

Jean Raison, Hans Keller, Ezekiel Emanuel, Clive James, Garrett Barden, Freeman Dyson

David Marquand

The Secret Constitution by Brian Sedgemore. Hodder, 256 pp., £7.95, July 1980, 0 340 24649 9
The Civil Servants by Peter Kellner and Lord Crowther-Hunt. Macdonald/Jane’s, 352 pp., £9.95, July 1980, 0 354 04487 7

Neal Ascherson

The Oak and the Calf by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. Collins Harvill, 568 pp., £8.95, July 1980, 0 06 014014 3

Victoria Brittain

Ghosts of Kampala: The Rise and Fall of Idi Amin by George Ivan Smith. Weidenfeld, 198 pp., £7.95, June 1980, 0 297 77721 1
African Upheavals since Independence by G.S. Ibingira. Westview/Benn, 349 pp., £14.95, January 1980, 0 89158 585 0
A Political History of Uganda by S.R. Karugire. Heinemann, 240 pp., £7.50, May 1980, 0 435 94524 6

Robert Blake

We and They, Civic and Despotic Cultures by Robert Conquest. Temple Smith, 252 pp., £12.50, April 1980, 0 85117 184 2
The Recovery of Freedom by Paul Johnson. Blackwell, 232 pp., £8.50, August 1980, 0 631 12562 0

Charles Villiers

Charles Villiers, who has recently retired as Chairman of the British Steel Corporation, on his experience of trade-union power

Paul Addison

Balfour by Max Egremont. Collins, 391 pp., £12.95, June 1980, 0 00 216043 9

Jon Elster

Irrational Politics

Peter Parsons

Antigone in middle age

Hugh Lloyd-Jones

The Victorians and Ancient Greece by Richard Jenkyns. Blackwell, 386 pp., £15, June 1980, 0 631 10991 9

Robert Taubman

Selected Works of Djuna Barnes  Faber, 366 pp., £5.50, July 1980, 0 571 11579 9
Black Venus’s Tale by Angela Carter. Next Editions/Faber, 35 pp., £1.95, June 1980, 9780907147022
The Last Peacock by Allan Massie. Bodley Head, 185 pp., £5.95, April 1980, 0 370 30261 3
The Birds of the Air by Alice Thomas Ellis. Duckworth, 152 pp., £6.95, July 1980, 0 7156 1491 6

Julian Symons

The Great Fortune, The Spoilt City, Friends and Heroes by Olivia Manning. Penguin, 287 pp., £1.25, March 1980, 0 14 003543 5

Neil McKendrick

The Wedgwood Circle, 1730-1897 by Barbara Wedgwood and Hensleigh Wedgwood. Studio Vista, 386 pp., £9.95, May 1980, 0 289 70892 3

Clive James

Poem: ‘The Supreme Farewell of Handkerchiefs’

Hugh Tulloch

On the Edge of Paradise by David Newsome. Murray, 405 pp., £17.50, June 1980, 0 7195 3690 1

Ahdaf Soueif

Story: ‘Her Man’

Penelope Fitzgerald

The Colonist by Michael Schmidt. Frederick Muller, 125 pp., £5.95, April 1980, 0 584 31056 0

Derek Mahon

Selected Poems by Donald Justice. Anvil, 137 pp., £3.50, May 1980, 0 85646 058 3
Exactions by C.H. Sisson. Carcanet, 80 pp., £2.95, April 1980, 0 85635 332 9

Gabriel Josipovici

Dante by George Holmes. Oxford, 104 pp., £95, April 1980, 0 19 287504 3
The Divine Comedy: A New Verse Translation by C.H. Sisson. Carcanet, 455 pp., £8.95, April 1980, 9780856352737

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