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Vol. 3 No. 1 · 22 January 1981

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Ghiberti

Peter Jenkins

Stop Press by Eric Jacobs. Deutsch, 166 pp., £6.95, November 1980, 0 233 97286 2

Letters

Sheridan Morley, John Lahr, Anita Brookner, Gianfranco Corsini, Alasdair MacIntyre, Colin Haycraft, Jane Howard

Frank Kermode

George Orwell: A Life by Bernard Crick. Secker, 473 pp., £10, November 1980, 9780436114502
Class, Culture and Social Change: A New View of the 1930s edited by Frank Gloversmith. Harvester, 285 pp., £20, July 1980, 0 85527 938 9
Culture and Crisis in Britain in the Thirties edited by Jon Clark, Margot Heinemann, David Margolies and Carole Snee. Lawrence and Wishart, 279 pp., £3.50, March 1980, 0 85315 419 8

Craig Raine

Poem: ‘A Free Translation’

A.J. Ayer

Sameness and Substance by David Wiggins. Blackwell, 238 pp., £12.50, May 1980, 0 631 19090 2

Brigid Brophy

Reconstructing Aphra by Angeline Goreau. Oxford, 339 pp., £8.95, November 1980, 0 19 822663 2

David Marquand

Change and Fortune by Douglas Jay. Hutchinson, 515 pp., £16, June 1980, 0 09 139530 5
Life and Labour by Michael Stewart. Sidgwick, 288 pp., £12.50, November 1980, 0 283 98686 7

Bernard Crick

Bernard Crick, author of the life of Orwell which is reviewed in this issue, gives his opinion of the Labour Left

Alan Bell

Raymond Asquith: Life and Letters by John Jolliffe. Collins, 311 pp., £10.95, July 1980, 9780002167147

Norman Stone

Politicians, Socialism and Historians by A.J.P. Taylor. Hamish Hamilton, 259 pp., £12.50, October 1980, 0 241 10486 6
A.J.P. Taylor: A Complete Annotated Bibliography by Chris Wrigley. Harvester, 607 pp., £35, August 1980, 0 85527 981 8

Maxine Berg

The Human Condition by William McNeill. Princeton, 81 pp., £4.75, October 1980, 0 691 05317 0

Keith Middlemas

Ireland: Land of Troubles by Paul Johnson. Eyre Methuen, 224 pp., £6.95, October 1980, 0 413 47650 2
Acts of Union by Anthony Bailey. Faber, 221 pp., £4.95, September 1980, 0 571 11648 5
Neighbours by Conor Cruise O’Brien. Faber, 96 pp., £2.95, November 1980, 0 571 11645 0
Ireland: A History by Robert Kee. Weidenfeld, 256 pp., £9.95, December 1980, 0 297 77855 2

Rosalind Mitchison

Presbyteries and Profits: Calvinism and the Development of Capitalism in Scotland 1506-1707 by Gordon Marshall. Oxford, 406 pp., £18, September 1980, 0 19 827246 4
The Jacobite Risings in Britain, 1689-1746 by Bruce Lenman. Eyre Methuen, 300 pp., £9.95, May 1980, 0 413 39650 9

J.M. Roberts

Europe: Privilege and Protest 1730-1789 by Olwen Hufton. Fontana, 398 pp., £2.50, May 1980, 0 00 636109 9

Christopher Hill

Literacy and the Social Order: Reading and Writing in Tudor and Stuart England by David Cressy. Cambridge, 246 pp., £12.50, October 1980, 0 521 22514 0

Owen Dudley Edwards

Edmund Burke and the Critique of Political Radicalism by Michael Freeman. Blackwell, 250 pp., £12.50, September 1980, 0 631 11171 9
Burke by C.B. Macpherson. Oxford, 83 pp., £4.50, October 1980, 0 19 287518 3

Blair Worden

Seventeenth-Century Britain 1603-1714 by J.S. Morrill. Dawson, 189 pp., £11, May 1980, 0 7129 0839 0

Marilyn Butler

Three-Quarter Face by Penelope Gilliatt. Secker, 295 pp., £7.95, September 1980, 9780436179587
Show People by Kenneth Tynan. Weidenfeld, 317 pp., £8.95, October 1980, 0 297 77842 0
When the lights go down by Pauline Kael. Boyars, 592 pp., £8.95, August 1980, 0 7145 2726 2

Edmund Leach

Black and White by Shiva Naipaul. Hamish Hamilton, 215 pp., £8.50, October 1980, 0 241 10337 1

Karl Miller

Death of a Poet

Graham Hough

The Duchess’s Diary by Robin Chapman. Boudicca Books, 126 pp., £3.95, February 1980, 0 9506715 0 9
The Interceptor Pilot by Kenneth Gangemi. Boyars, 127 pp., £5.95, November 1980, 0 7145 2699 1
Judgment Day by Penelope Lively. Heinemann, 167 pp., £6.95, November 1980, 0 434 42738 1
Voyovic by Niall Quinn. Wolfhound, 163 pp., £5.95, December 1980, 0 905473 61 2

John Thompson

Destinations by Jan Morris. Oxford, 242 pp., £7.95, July 1980, 0 19 502708 6
The Venetian Empire by Jan Morris. Faber, 192 pp., £9.50, October 1980, 9780571099368

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