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Vol. 2 No. 24 · 18 December 1980

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Vol. 2 No. 24 · 18 December 1980

Richard Altick

The Elephant Man by Bernard Pomerance. Faber, 71 pp., £2.25, June 1980, 0 571 11569 1
The Elephant Man: the Book of the Film by Joy Kuhn. Virgin, 90 pp., £6.95, October 1980, 9780907080091
The Elephant Man by Christine Sparks. Futura, 272 pp., £1.25, August 1980, 0 7088 1942 7
The Elephant Man and Other Reminiscences by Frederick Treves. Star, 126 pp., £95, August 1980, 0 352 30747 1
The Elephant Man and Other Freaks by Sian Richards. Futura, 197 pp., £1.25, October 1980, 0 7088 1927 3
The True History of the Elephant Man by Michael Howell and Peter Ford. Allison and Busby, 190 pp., £6.95, March 1980, 0 85031 353 8

Letters

Morton Schatzman, Anne Sington, Douglas Johnson, Michael Dummett, Michael Levey, Neil Hirschson

Robert Blake

Harold Nicolson: A Biography: Vol. 1, 1886-1929 by James Lees-Milne. Chatto, 429 pp., £15, November 1980, 0 7011 2520 9
Harold Nicolson Diaries 1930-1964 by Stanley Olson. Collins, 436 pp., £9.50, October 1980, 0 00 216304 7

Barbara Wootton

Healey’s Eye by Denis Healey. Cape, 191 pp., £7.95, September 1980, 0 224 01793 4
The Role of the Trade Unions: The Granada Guildhall Lectures by James Prior, Tony Benn and Lionel Murray. Granada, 96 pp., £1, August 1980, 0 586 05386 7
Rank and File by Hugh Jenkins. Croom Helm, 179 pp., £9.95, September 1980, 0 7099 0331 6
The Tragedy of Labour by Stephen Haseler. Blackwell, 249 pp., £7.95, September 1980, 9780631113416
Labour into the Eighties edited by David Bell. Croom Helm, 168 pp., £9.95, September 1980, 0 7099 0443 6

John Naughton

Seeds of Plenty, Seeds of Want by Andrew Pearse. Oxford, 262 pp., £7.50, August 1980, 0 19 877150 9
Food First by Francis Moore Moore Lappé and Joseph Collins. Souvenir, 416 pp., £8.95, July 1980, 0 285 64896 9

Geoffrey Wheatcroft

The Rise and Fall of Prussia by Sebastian Haffner. Weidenfeld, 183 pp., £7.95, July 1980, 0 297 77810 2
The Northern Crusades: The Baltic and the Catholic Frontier 1100-1525 by Eric Christiansen. Macmillan, 296 pp., £12.50, May 1980, 0 333 26243 3

John Ziman

Landau: A Great Physicist and Teacher by Anna Livanova, translated by J.B. Sykes. Pergamon, 226 pp., £10, June 1980, 0 00 000002 7

F.W.J. Hemmings

Stendhal by Robert Alter. Allen and Unwin, 285 pp., £8.95, May 1980, 0 04 928042 2

Derek Mahon

Poem: ‘Songs of Praise’

Norman Hampson

Jacques-Louis David by Anita Brookner. Chatto, 223 pp., £25, November 1980, 0 7011 2530 6

John Barrell

Thomas Gainsborough by John Hayes. Tate Gallery, 160 pp., £4.75, October 1980, 0 905005 72 4

Anne Barton

Puritanism and Theatre by Margot Heinemann. Cambridge, 300 pp., £12.50, March 1980, 0 521 22602 3
John Webster: Citizen and Dramatist by M.C. Bradbrook. Weidenfeld, 205 pp., £10, October 1980, 0 297 77813 7

Hugh Lloyd-Jones

Sophocles: An Interpretation by R.P. Winnington-Ingram. Cambridge, 346 pp., £25, February 1980, 0 521 22672 4

John Bayley

John Betjeman’s Collected Poems compiled by the Earl of Birkenhead. Murray, 427 pp., £2.50, June 1980, 0 7195 3632 4
Church Poems by John Betjeman. Murray, 63 pp., £5.95, March 1981, 0 7195 3797 5

John Sutherland

Loon Lake by E.L. Doctorow. Macmillan, 258 pp., £6.95, October 1980, 0 333 30641 4
Alice fell by Emma Tennant. Cape, 124 pp., £5.50, November 1980, 0 224 01872 8
The Covenant by James Michener. Secker, 873 pp., £8.95, November 1980, 0 436 27966 5
Ancesteral Vices by Tom Sharpe. Secker, 231 pp., £6.50, November 1980, 0 436 45809 8

Richard Mayne

Caligari’s Children by S.S. Prawer. Oxford, 307 pp., £8.95, March 1980, 9780192175847
The Cinema of Loneliness: Penn, Kubrick, Coppola, Scorsese, Altman by Robert Phillip Kolker. Oxford, 395 pp., £8.50, April 1980, 0 19 502588 1

T.J. Binyon

The Best Short Stories of John Buchan edited by David Daniell. Joseph, 224 pp., £7.50, May 1980, 0 7181 1906 1

Alan Bell

Montague Rhodes James by Richard William Pfaff. Scolar, 438 pp., £15, May 1980, 0 85967 554 8

J.I.M. Stewart

The Case of the Philosophers’ Ring by Dr John H. Watson by Randall Collins. Harvester, 152 pp., £6.95, September 1980, 0 85527 458 1

Robert Barnard

Plaster Sinners by Colin Watson. Eyre Methuen, 160 pp., £5.95, September 1980, 0 413 39040 3
Photo-Finish by Ngaio Marsh. Collins, 262 pp., £5.95, September 1980, 0 00 231857 1
The Predator by Russell Braddon. Joseph, 192 pp., £5.95, October 1980, 0 7181 1958 4

Ken Follett

Who’s on first by William Buckley. Allen Lane, 276 pp., £5.95, September 1980, 0 7139 1359 2

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