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Vol. 5 No. 6 · 1 April 1983

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Homer Sykes

W.G. Runciman

The Official Sloane Ranger Handbook: The First Guide to What Really Matters in Life by Ann Barr and Peter York. Ebury, 160 pp., £4.95, October 1982, 0 85223 236 5

Letters

Simon Jenkins, Tam Dalyell, Laura (Riding) Jackson, Emily Prager, Ken Smith, Tom Paulin, Clive James, John Lord

Geoffrey Hawthorn

A Treatise on Social Theory. Vol. I: The Methodology of Social Theory by W.G. Runciman. Cambridge, 350 pp., £25, March 1983, 0 521 24906 6

Richard Mayne

The Wheat and the Chaff: The Personal Diaries of the President of France 1971-1978 by François Mitterrand, translated by Richard Woodward, Helen Lane and Concilia Hayter. Weidenfeld, 284 pp., £12.50, October 1982, 0 297 78101 4
The French by Theodore Zeldin. Collins, 542 pp., £12.95, January 1983, 0 00 216806 5

Robert Neild

War Plan UK: The Truth about Civil Defence in Britain by Duncan Campbell. Burnett, 488 pp., £12.95, November 1982, 0 09 150670 0
With Enough Shovels: Reagan, Bush and Nuclear War by Robert Scheer. Secker, 279 pp., £8.95, February 1983, 0 436 44355 4

R.N. Allan

Poem: ‘Ironbridge’

Jamie McKendrick

Poem: ‘Kitchener’s Bane’

Christopher Hitchens

The Purple Decades by Tom Wolfe. Cape, 396 pp., £8.95, March 1983, 0 224 02944 4

Robert Bernard Martin

Spirit of Wit: Reconsiderations of Rochester edited by Jeremy Treglown. Blackwell, 208 pp., £14, September 1982, 0 631 12897 2

Christopher Driver

Ararat by D.M. Thomas. Gollancz, 191 pp., £6.95, February 1983, 0 575 03247 2

Claude Rawson

‘The Bronze Horseman’ and Other Poems by Alexander Pushkin, translated by D.M. Thomas. Penguin, 261 pp., £2.95, September 1982, 0 14 042309 5
Alexander Pushkin: A Critical Study by A.D.P. Briggs. Croom Helm, 257 pp., £14.95, November 1982, 0 7099 0688 9
‘Choiseul and Talleyrand’: A Historical Novella and Other Poems, with New Verse Translations of Alexander Pushkin by Charles Johnston. Bodley Head, 88 pp., £5.25, July 1982, 0 370 30924 3
Mozart and Salieri: The Little Tragedies by Alexander Pushkin, translated by Antony Wood. Angel, 94 pp., £5.95, September 1982, 0 946162 02 6
I have come to greet you by Afanasy Fet, translated by James Greene. Angel, 71 pp., £5.95, September 1982, 0 946162 03 4
Uncollected Poems by John Betjeman. Murray, 81 pp., £4.95, September 1982, 0 7195 3969 2
Travelling without a Valid Ticket by Howard Sergeant. Rivelin, 14 pp., £1, May 1982, 0 904524 39 6

Philip Horne

The Slow Train to Milan by Lisa St Aubin de Teran. Cape, 254 pp., £7.95, March 1983, 0 224 02077 3
Holy Pictures by Clare Boylan. Hamish Hamilton, 201 pp., £7.95, February 1983, 0 241 10926 4
Pilgermann by Russell Hoban. Cape, 240 pp., £7.95, March 1983, 0 224 02072 2
September Castle: A Tale of Love by Simon Raven. Blond and Briggs, 261 pp., £7.95, February 1983, 0 85634 123 1
The Watcher by Charles Maclean. Allen Lane, 343 pp., £7.95, March 1983, 0 7139 1559 5
The Little Drummer Girl by John le Carré. Hodder, 433 pp., £8.95, March 1983, 0 340 32847 9

Brian O’Shaughnessy

The Character of Mind by Colin McGinn. Oxford, 132 pp., £8.95, October 1982, 0 19 219171 3

Adam Morton

Style and Communication in the English Language by Randolph Quirk. Arnold, 136 pp., £4.95, December 1982, 0 7131 6260 0

D.A.N. Jones

Saturday Night in Darlington

Francis Wyndham

Story: ‘The Ground Hostess’

Frank Kermode

Diary: American Books

Marghanita Laski

Woman in Love

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