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Vol. 2 No. 19 · 2 October 1980

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Christopher Killip

A.J.P. Taylor

Humanity in Warfare: the Modern History of the International Law of Armed Conflicts by Geoffrey Best. Weidenfeld, 400 pp., £15, September 1980, 0 297 77737 8
Pacifism in Britain 1914-1945: the Defining of a Faith by Martin Caedel. Oxford, 342 pp., £12.50, August 1980, 0 19 821882 6

Letters

Roger Kojecky, Keith Walker, Gavin Ewart, Ian Haywood, Clive James, Dennis Proctor

Christopher Ricks

Mr Nicholas Sir Henry and Sons Daymare by Thomas Hinde. Macmillan, 271 pp., £6.95, August 1980, 0 333 29539 0

Brigid Brophy

Deliberate Regression by Robert Harbison. Deutsch, 264 pp., £8.95, September 1980, 0 233 97273 0

John Dunn

Natural Rights Theories by Richard Tuck. Cambridge, 192 pp., £10.50, December 1979, 0 521 22512 4
Natural Law and Natural Rights by John Finnis. Oxford, 425 pp., £15, February 1980, 0 19 876110 4
A Discourse on Property by James Tully. Cambridge, 208 pp., £10.50, July 1980, 0 521 22830 1

John Sutherland

Copyright: Intellectual Property in the Information Age by Edward Ploman and L. Clark Hamilton. Routledge, 248 pp., £12.50, September 1980, 0 7100 0539 3

John Crawley

Broadcasting in a Free Society by Lord Windlesham. Blackwell, 172 pp., £7.95, August 1980, 0 631 11371 1
Goodbye Gutenberg by Anthony Smith. Oxford, 367 pp., £8.50, August 1980, 0 19 215953 4

Michael Sissons

An author’s agent, Michael Sissons, calls for fewer books

Edmund Dell

The Castle Diaries by Barbara Castle. Weidenfeld, 778 pp., £14.95, September 1980, 0 297 77420 4

Angela Carter

Colette

Ted Hughes

Two Poems

Stephen Bann

Narrative Discourse by Gérard Genette, translated by Jane Lewin. Blackwell, 285 pp., £9.95, June 1980, 0 631 10981 1

E.S. Shaffer

The German Idea: Four English Writers and the Reception of German Thought 1800-1860 by Rosemary Ashton. Cambridge, 245 pp., £14.50, April 1980, 0 521 22560 4
Criticism in the Wilderness. The Study of Literature Today by Geoffrey Hartman. Yale, 314 pp., £11.40, October 1980, 0 300 02085 6

Michael Irwin

Evening Edged in Gold by Arno Schmidt. Marion Boyars, 215 pp., £60, September 1980, 9780714527192
Confessions of a Lady-Killer by George Stade. Muller, 374 pp., £6.95, September 1980, 0 584 31057 9
Seahorse by Graham Petrie. Constable, 169 pp., £5.95, August 1980, 0 09 463710 5

Nicholas Humphrey

This house is haunted: An Investigation of the Enfield Poltergeist by Guy Lyon Playfair. Souvenir, 288 pp., £6.95, June 1980, 0 285 62443 1
Science and the Supernatural by John Taylor. Temple Smith, 180 pp., £7.50, June 1980, 0 85117 191 5

Fay Weldon

Story: ‘Geoffrey and the Eskimo Child – a Gynaecological History’

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