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John Keegan

Monty: The Making of a General, 1887-1942 by Nigel Hamilton. Hamish Hamilton, 871 pp., £12, June 1981, 0 241 10583 8
The War between the Generals: Inside the Allied High Command by David Irving. Allen Lane, 446 pp., £9.95, June 1981, 0 7139 1344 4

Letters

Nissa Torrents, Christopher Abel, Cabrera Infante, Alec Smart, John Gribbin, Anthony Clemit

Geoffrey Best

British Military Policy between the Two World Wars by Brian Bond. Oxford, 419 pp., £16, October 1980, 0 19 822464 8

Paul Addison

Joseph Chamberlain: A Political Study by Richard Jay. Oxford, 383 pp., £16.95, March 1981, 0 19 822623 3

Zara Steiner

The Allies and the Russian Collapse: March 1917-March 1918 by Michael Kettle. Deutsch, 287 pp., £14.95, March 1981, 0 233 97078 9

Jane Miller

A Great Love by Alexandra Kollontai, translated by Cathy Porter. Virago, 156 pp., £2.50, March 1981, 0 86068 188 2
Love of Worker Bees by Alexandra Kollontai, translated by Cathy Porter. Virago, 232 pp., £2.95, October 1977, 0 86068 006 1

Michael Hofmann

Two Poems

Christopher Salvesen

Poem: ‘Charmaine: A Musical Moment’

Keith Middlemas

Uprising! One Nation’s Nightmare: Hungary 1956 by David Irving. Hodder, 628 pp., £13.50, March 1981, 0 340 18313 6

Alan Sheridan

Teachers, Writers, Celebrities: The Intellectuals of Modern France by Régis Debray, translated by David Macey. New Left Books, 251 pp., £11, May 1981, 0 86091 039 3

Edmund Leach

The Talking Cure: Essays in Psychoanalysis and Language edited by Colin MacCabe. Macmillan, 230 pp., £20, February 1981, 0 333 23560 6

Angela Carter

Original Sins by Lisa Alther. Women’s Press, 608 pp., £6.95, May 1981, 0 7043 2839 9
Amateur Passions by Lorna Tracy. Virago, 192 pp., £7.95, April 1981, 0 86068 197 1

Robert Taubman

Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith. Collins, 365 pp., £6.95, May 1981, 0 00 222278 7
The Turn-Around by Vladimir Volkoff, translated by Alan Sheridan. Bodley Head, 411 pp., £6.95, April 1981, 0 370 30323 7
Thus was Adonis murdered by Sarah Caudwell. Collins, 246 pp., £5.95, March 1981, 0 00 231854 7
A Splash of Red by Antonia Fraser. Weidenfeld, 229 pp., £5.95, May 1981, 0 297 77937 0

Ian Hamilton

Charles Charming’s Challenges on the Pathway to the Throne by Clive James. Cape, 103 pp., £4.95, June 1981, 0 224 01954 6

Claude Rawson

War Music. An Account of Books 16 to 19 of Homer’s ‘Iliad’ by Christopher Logue. Cape, 83 pp., £3.95, May 1981, 0 224 01534 6
Ode to the Dodo. Poems from 1953 to 1978 by Christopher Logue. Cape, 176 pp., £6.95, May 1981, 0 224 01892 2
Under the North Star by Ted Hughes and Leonard Baskin. Faber, 47 pp., £5.95, April 1981, 9780571117215
Ted Hughes: The Unaccommodated Universe by Ekbert Faas. Black Swallow Press, 229 pp., June 1983, 0 87685 459 5
Myth in the Poetry of Ted Hughes by Stuart Hirschberg. Wolfhound, 239 pp., £8.50, April 1981, 0 905473 50 7
Ted Hughes: A Critical Study by Terry Gifford and Neil Roberts. Faber, 288 pp., £9.50, April 1981, 0 571 11701 5

J.A. Burrow

Symbolic Stories by Derek Brewer. Boydell, 190 pp., £15, October 1980, 0 85991 063 6

Reyner Banham

Corridors of Time by Ron Redfern and Carl Sagan. Orbis, 198 pp., £25, March 1981, 0 85613 316 7

David Cannadine

The Gentleman’s Country House and its Plan, 1835-1914 by Jill Franklin. Routledge, 279 pp., £15.95, February 1981, 0 7100 0622 5

Anne Barton

Othello as Tragedy by Jane Adamson. Cambridge, 301 pp., £15, October 1980, 0 521 22368 7
Shakespeare and Tragedy by John Bayley. Routledge, 228 pp., £9.75, April 1981, 0 7100 0632 2

Brigid Brophy

Bernard Shaw and the Actresses by Margot Peters. Columbus, 461 pp., £8.75, March 1981, 0 385 12051 6

J.D. Gurney

Iran: Religion, Politics and Society by Nikki Keddie. Frank Cass, 243 pp., £13.50, October 1980, 0 7146 3150 7
Towards a Modern Iran edited by Elie Kedourie and Sylvia Haim. Frank Cass, 262 pp., £14.50, October 1980, 0 7146 3145 0
Islam in the Modern World by Elie Kedourie. Mansell, 332 pp., £10, December 1980, 0 7201 1570 1

David Butler

The National Front by Nigel Fielding. Routledge, 252 pp., £12.50, January 1981, 0 7100 0559 8
Left, Right: The March of Political Extremism in Britain by John Tomlinson. Calder, 152 pp., £4.95, March 1981, 0 7145 3855 8

Brenda Maddox

Ingrid Bergman: My Story by Ingrid Bergman and Alan Burgess. Joseph, 480 pp., £9.50, November 1980, 0 7181 1946 0

Stephen Fender

The Life of John O’Hara by Frank MacShane. Cape, 274 pp., £10, March 1981, 9780224018852

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