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David Marquand

Breaking the Mould by Ian Bradley. Martin Robertson, 172 pp., £8.95, September 1981, 0 85520 469 9

Letters

Roy Harris, John Archer, Editor, ‘London Review’, James Paradis, Gerald Lynn, Editor, ‘London Review’, Alan Hollinghurst, Jonathon Green

David Butler

Problems for the SDP

Peter Jenkins

Arguments for Democracy by Tony Benn, edited by Chris Mullin. Cape, 257 pp., £6.95, September 1981, 0 224 01878 7
Manifesto by Francis Cripps, John Griffith, Frances Morrell, Jimmy Reid and Peter Townsend. Pan, 224 pp., £1.95, September 1981, 0 330 26402 8

Frank Kermode

The Hour of Our Death by Philippe Ariès, translated by Helen Weaver. Allen Lane, 651 pp., £14.95, July 1981, 0 7139 1207 3

G.R. Elton

The Mind and Method of the Historian by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie, translated by Sian Reynolds and Ben Reynolds. Harvester, 310 pp., £20, July 1981, 0 85527 928 1

Thomas McKeown

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: The Physical, Medical and Social Effects of the Atomic Bombings translated by Eisei Ishikawa and David Swain. Hutchinson, 706 pp., £20, August 1981, 0 09 145640 1

Malise Ruthven

Among the Believers: An Islamic Journey by V.S. Naipaul. Deutsch, 399 pp., £7.95, September 1981, 0 233 97416 4
Muslim Society by Ernest Gellner. Cambridge, 267 pp., £18.50, June 1981, 0 521 22160 9

Robert Fisk

The Struggle for Afghanistan by Nancy Newell and Richard Newell. Cornell, 236 pp., £9, August 1981, 0 8014 1389 3
Afghanistan by John C Griffiths. Deutsch, 225 pp., £7.95, June 1981, 0 233 97350 8

Graham Hough

Pretender to the Throne: The Further Adventures of Private Ivan Chonkin by Vladimir Voinovich, translated by Richard Lourie. Cape, 358 pp., £7.95, September 1981, 9780224019668
The Temptation of Eileen Hughes by Brian Moore. Cape, 224 pp., £6.50, October 1981, 0 224 01936 8
Silver’s City by Maurice Leitch. Secker, 181 pp., £6.95, September 1981, 0 436 24413 6
The Christmas Tree by Jennifer Johnston. Hamish Hamilton, 167 pp., £6.50, September 1981, 0 241 10673 7

Claude Rawson

The Sinking of the Titanic by Hans Magnus Enzensberger. Carcanet, 98 pp., £3.95, April 1981, 0 85635 372 8
Paul Celan: Poems translated by Michael Hamburger. Carcanet, 307 pp., £7.95, September 1980, 0 85635 313 2
Talk about the Last Poet by Charles Johnston. Bodley Head, 78 pp., £4.50, July 1981, 0 370 30434 9

Clive James

Poem: ‘To Craig Raine: A Letter from Biarritz’

Russell Davies

Running Free by Sebastian Coe and David Miller. Sidgwick, 174 pp., £6.95, May 1981, 0 283 98684 0

Hugh Lloyd-Jones

The Greek Heritage in Victorian Britain by Frank Turner. Yale, 461 pp., £18.90, April 1981, 0 300 02480 0

J.Z. Young

The Oxford Companion to Animal Behaviour edited by David McFarland. Oxford, 657 pp., £17.50, July 1981, 0 19 866120 7

Stuart Hampshire

Machiavelli by Quentin Skinner. Oxford, 102 pp., £4.50, May 1981, 0 19 287517 5
The Prince and Other Political Writings by Niccolo Machiavelli, translated by Bruce Penman. Dent, 354 pp., £3.50, June 1981, 0 460 11280 5

Marghanita Laski

The Promise of Happiness by Fred Inglis. Cambridge, 333 pp., £17.50, March 1981, 0 521 23142 6
The Child and the Book by Nicholas Tucker. Cambridge, 259 pp., £15, March 1981, 0 521 23251 1
The Impact of Victorian Children’s Fiction by J.S. Bratton. Croom Helm, 230 pp., £11.95, July 1981, 0 07 099777 2
Children’s Literature. Vol. IX edited by Francelia Butler, Samuel Pickering, Milla Riggio and Barbara Rosen. Yale, 241 pp., £17.35, March 1981, 0 300 02623 4
The ‘Signal’ Approach to Children’s Books edited by Nancy Chambers. Kestrel, 352 pp., £12.50, September 1980, 0 7226 5641 6

Peter Campbell

Early Disorder by Rebecca Josephs. Farrar, Straus/Faber, 186 pp., £5.50, September 1981, 0 571 12031 8
A Star for the Latecomer by Bonnie Zindel. Bodley Head, 186 pp., £3.95, March 1981, 0 370 30319 9
Catherine loves by Timothy Ireland. Bodley Head, 117 pp., £3.95, June 1981, 0 370 30292 3
Jacob have I loved by Katherine Paterson. Gollancz, 216 pp., £4.95, April 1981, 0 575 02961 7

Michael Irwin

George’s Marvellous Medicine by Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake. Cape, 96 pp., £3.95, April 1981, 0 224 01901 5

Michael Hofmann

Two Poems

Susannah Clapp

Edwardian Childhoods by Thea Thompson. Routledge, 232 pp., £9.75, February 1981, 0 7100 0676 4

E.S. Turner

Nella Last’s War: A Mother’s Diary, 1939-45 edited by Richard Broad and Suzie Fleming. Falling Wall Press, 320 pp., £9.95, September 1981, 0 905046 15 3

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