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Vol. 3 No. 17 · 17 September 1981

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Vol. 3 No. 17 · 17 September 1981

Paul Rock

Rioting

Letters

C.H. Sisson, John Hirsh, David Lodge, Richard Webster, Carmen Callil, Anthony Rudolf

Phillip Whitehead

The Media and Political Violence by Richard Clutterbuck. Macmillan, 191 pp., £15, July 1981, 0 333 31484 0

Robert Blake

Anthony Eden by David Carlton. Allen Lane, 528 pp., £20, August 1981, 0 7139 0829 7

John Rodgers

R.A. Butler: An English Life by Patrick Cosgrave. Quartet, 167 pp., £6.95, April 1981, 0 7043 2258 7

John Maynard Smith

The Panda’s Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History by Stephen Jay Gould. Norton, 343 pp., £6.95, April 1981, 0 393 01380 4

J.I.M. Stewart

The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien edited by Humphrey Carpenter and Christopher Tolkien. Allen and Unwin, 463 pp., £9.95, August 1981, 0 04 826005 3
Tolkien and the Silmarils by Randel Helms. Thames and Hudson, 104 pp., £5.50, September 1981, 0 500 01264 4

Marilyn Butler

Byron’s Letter and Journals. Vol. XI: For Freedom’s Battle edited by Leslie Marchand. Murray, 243 pp., £11.50, April 1981, 0 7195 3792 4
Byron: The Complete Poetical Works edited by Jerome McGann. Oxford, 464 pp., £35, October 1980, 0 19 811890 2
Red Shelley by Paul Foot. Sidgwick, 293 pp., £12.95, May 1981, 0 283 98679 4
Ugo Foscolo, Poet of Exile by Glauco Cambon. Princeton, 360 pp., £15, September 1980, 0 691 06424 5

Barbara Hardy

Poem: ‘The Fox and the Duck’

Carol Rumens

Poem: ‘Visiting the Ruminators’

Sheldon Rothblatt

Matthew Arnold: A Life by Park Honan. Weidenfeld, 496 pp., £9.95, August 1981, 0 297 77824 2

Catherine Lucy Czerkawska

Diary: Letter from Warsaw

Alan Hollinghurst

Shuttlecock by Graham Swift. Allen Lane, 220 pp., £6.95, September 1981, 0 7139 1413 0
The Frights by Nicholas Salaman. Alison Press/Secker, 170 pp., £6.95, September 1981, 0 436 44085 7
March House by Mary Hocking. Chatto, 222 pp., £6.95, August 1981, 0 7011 2586 1
The Missing Person by Doris Grumbach. Hamish Hamilton, 252 pp., £7.95, August 1981, 0 241 10660 5

Salman Rushdie

If on a winter’s night a traveller by Italo Calvino, translated by William Weaver. Secker, 260 pp., £6.95, July 1981, 0 436 08271 3
The Path to the Nest of Spiders by Italo Calvino, translated by Archibald Colquhoun. Ecco, 145 pp., $4.95, May 1976, 0 912946 31 8
Our Ancestors by Italo Calvino, translated by Archibald Colquhoun. Picador, 382 pp., £2.95, September 1980, 0 330 26156 8
Cosmicomics by Italo Calvino, translated by William Weaver. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 153 pp., $2.95, April 1976, 0 15 622600 6
Invisible Cities The Castle of Crossed Destinies by Italo Calvino, translated by William Weaver. Picador, 126 pp., £1.25, May 1979, 0 330 25731 5

Ronald Blythe

The Diary of a Country Parson, 1758-1802 by Reverend James Woodforde, edited by John Beresford. Oxford, 364 pp., £65, June 1981, 0 19 811485 0
The English Countrywoman: Her Life in Farmhouse and Field from Tudor Times to the Victorian Age by G.E. Fussell and K.R. Fussell. Orbis, 221 pp., £10, June 1981, 0 85613 336 1
The English Countrywoman: Her Life and Work from Tudor Times to the Victorian Age by G.E. Fussell and K.R. Fussell. Orbis, 172 pp., £10, June 1981, 0 85613 335 3

Alasdair Maclean

Poem: ‘Aftermath’

John Dunn

After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory by Alasdair MacIntyre. Duckworth, 252 pp., £24, July 1981, 0 7156 0933 5

Julian Barnes

Words on the Air by John Sparrow. Collins, 163 pp., £7.95, August 1981, 0 00 216876 6

Victoria Brittain

Uganda: A Modern History by Jan Jelmert Jorgensen. Croom Helm, 384 pp., £13.95, May 1981, 0 85664 643 1
Imperialism and Revolution in Uganda by Wadada Nabudere. Onyx Press/Tanzania Publishing House, 376 pp., £14.25, March 1981, 0 906383 06 4

Peter Sedgwick

The Changing Face of Western Communism edited by David Childs. Croom Helm, 288 pp., £12.50, March 1980, 0 85664 734 9
The Politics of Eurocommunism: Socialism in Transition edited by Carl Boggs and David Plotke. Macmillan, 476 pp., £12.50, June 1980, 0 333 29546 3
Power and the Party: Changing Faces of Communism in Western Europe by Keith Middlemas. Deutsch, 400 pp., £14.95, July 1980, 0 233 97151 3

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