J.P. Stern

Marbot by Wolfgang Hildesheimer. Suhrkamp, 326 pp., May 1981, 3 518 03205 4

Letters

Paul Sieghart, Charles Martindale, Stephen Logan, Joseph Bristow, Antony Easthope, Claude Rawson, David Pease, Editors, ‘London Review’

V.S. Pritchett

Memoirs of a Midget by Walter de la Mare. Oxford, 392 pp., £3.50, May 1982, 0 19 281344 7

Francis Wyndham

Francis Wyndham writes about his grandmother, Ada Leverson

A.J.P. Taylor

War in our Time

Charles Townshend

Northern Irish Initiatives

Denis Donoghue

Trinity College Dublin 1592-1952: An Academic History by R.B. McDowell and D.A. Webb. Cambridge, 580 pp., £35, June 1982, 0 521 23931 1

Roy Porter

Coram’s Children: The London Foundling Hospital in the 18th Century by Ruth McClure. Yale, 321 pp., £15, September 1981, 0 300 02465 7
Children of the Empire by Gillian Wagner. Weidenfeld, 284 pp., £10.95, March 1982, 0 297 78047 6

John Brewer

English Society in the Eighteenth Century by Roy Porter. Allen Lane/Pelican, 424 pp., £12.50, April 1982, 0 7139 1417 3

Norman Hampson

Interpreting the French Revolution by François Furet, translated by Elborg Forster. Cambridge, 204 pp., £15, September 1981, 0 04 330316 1
Class, Ideology and the Rights of Nobles during the French Revolution by Patrice Higonnet. Oxford, 358 pp., £22.50, November 1981, 0 19 822583 0

Ronald Hutton

Fenland Riots and the English Revolution by Keith Lindley. Heinemann, 259 pp., £16.50, March 1982, 0 435 32535 3
Commonwealth to Protectorate by Austin Woolrych. Oxford, 433 pp., £22.50, March 1982, 0 19 822659 4

Robert Bernard Martin

The Letters of Alfred Lord Tennyson: Vol. 1 1821-1850 edited by Cecil Lang and Edgar Shannon. Oxford, 366 pp., £17.50, February 1982, 0 19 812569 0
Tennyson: ‘In Memoriam’ edited by Susan Shatto and Marion Shaw. Oxford, 397 pp., £25, March 1982, 0 19 812747 2

Patricia Beer

Poem: ‘Blood will have blood’

Richard Altick

John Henry Newman: His Life and Work by Brian Martin. Chatto, 160 pp., £8.95, May 1982, 0 7011 2588 8
Protestant versus Catholic in Mid-Victorian England by Walter Arnstein. Missouri, 271 pp., £14, June 1982, 9780826203540

Robert Taubman

Sabbatical by John Barth. Secker, 366 pp., £7.50, July 1982, 0 436 03675 4
Distant Relations by Carlos Fuentes. Secker, 225 pp., £7.95, July 1982, 0 436 16764 6
Keepers of the House by Lisa St Aubin de Teran. Cape, 183 pp., £6.95, July 1982, 0 224 02001 3
An Old Song by Robert Louis Stevenson. Wilfion Books, 102 pp., £5.95, June 1982, 0 905075 12 9

Hans Keller

Hans Keller on the paradisal aspects of the 1982 World Cup

Peter Campbell

Lulu in Hollywood by Louise Brooks. Hamish Hamilton, 109 pp., £8.95, July 1982, 9780241107614

Ian Hamilton

Diary: Locating the G-Spot

Margot Heinemann

Bertolt Brecht in America by James Lyon. Princeton, 408 pp., £11, January 1981, 0 691 06443 1
Bertolt Brecht: Political Theory and Literary Practice edited by Betty Webber and Hubert Heinen. Manchester, 208 pp., £15, February 1981, 0 7190 0806 9
Brecht by Jan Needle and Peter Thomson. Blackwell, 235 pp., £9, February 1981, 0 631 19610 2

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