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Vol. 5 No. 20 · 3 November 1983

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Vol. 5 No. 20 · 3 November 1983

Neal Ascherson

French and Germans, Germans and French: A Personal Interpretation of France under Two Occupations, 1914-1918/1940-1944 by Richard Cobb. University Press of New England, 188 pp., £10.95, July 1983, 0 87451 225 5
Still Life: Scenes from a Tunbridge Wells Childhood by Richard Cobb. Chatto, 161 pp., £8.95, September 1983, 0 7011 2695 7

Letters

Jonathan Wordsworth, Editor, ‘London Review’, Park Honan, John Maynard, Kate Graham, Isabel Jacobs, Editors, ‘London Review’

Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie

Léon Blum by Jean Lacouture, translated by George Holoch. Holmes & Meier, 571 pp., $39.50, October 1982, 0 8419 0775 7

John Bayley

Alexander Pushkin: Complete Prose Fiction by Paul Debreczeny, translated by Walter Arndt. Stanford, 545 pp., $38.50, May 1983, 0 8047 1142 9
The Other Pushkin: A Study of Alexander Pushkin’s Prose Fiction by Paul Debreczeny. Stanford, 386 pp., $32.50, May 1983, 0 8047 1143 7

J.P. Stern

The Sacred Threshold: A Life of Rainer Maria Rilke by J.F. Hendry. Carcanet, 184 pp., £9.95, July 1983, 0 85635 369 8
Rilke: sein Leben, seine Welt, sein Werk by Wolfgang Leppmann. Scherz Verlag, 483 pp., £11, May 1981, 3 502 18407 0
Rainer Maria Rilke: Leben und Werk im Bild edited by Ingeborg Schnack. Insel Verlag, 270 pp., £2.55, May 1977, 3 458 01735 6

Mariusz Ziomecki

Solidarity’s Poet

Slawomir Mrozek

Poem: ‘To the Management of the Louver Museum, Abroad’

John Lucas

The Mystery of the Charity of Charles Péguy by Geoffrey Hill. Agenda and Deutsch, 31 pp., £3, April 1983, 0 233 97549 7

Arnold Davidson

Freud and Man’s Soul by Bruno Bettelheim. Chatto, 112 pp., £6.95, July 1983, 9780701127046

George Miller

Mental Models: Towards a Cognitive Science of Language, Inference and Consciousness by P.N. Johnson-Laird. Cambridge, 513 pp., £27.50, August 1983, 0 521 24123 5

Michael Mason

John Forster: A Literary Life by James Davies. Leicester University Press, 318 pp., £25, June 1983, 0 7185 1164 6
Mr George Eliot: A Biography of George Henry Lewes by David Williams. Hodder, 288 pp., £12.95, June 1983, 0 340 25717 2
Johnnie Cross by Terence de Vere White. Gollancz, 153 pp., £7.95, September 1983, 0 575 03333 9

Rosemary Dinnage

Cold Heaven by Brian Moore. Cape, 271 pp., £7.95, October 1983, 0 224 02099 4
Time After Time by Molly Keane. Deutsch, 247 pp., £7.95, September 1983, 9780233975870
Winter’s Tale by Mark Helprin. Weidenfeld, 673 pp., £8.95, October 1983, 0 297 78329 7
August by Judith Rossner. Cape, 376 pp., £8.50, October 1983, 0 224 02172 9
Kiss of Life by Keith Colquhoun. Murray, 159 pp., £8.50, September 1983, 0 7195 4082 8

Patrick Mauriès

Diary: Halfway between France and Britain

Nicholas Penny

Constable: The Painter and his Landscape by Michael Rosenthal. Yale, 255 pp., £15.95, April 1983, 0 300 03014 2
Constable’s England by Graham Reynolds. Weidenfeld, 184 pp., £12.95, September 1983, 0 297 78359 9

James Campbell

Bad Blood: A Family Murder by Richard Levine. Hutchinson, 351 pp., £8.95, May 1983, 0 09 152360 5
The Glasgow Rape Case by Ross Harper and Arnot McWhinnie. Hutchinson, 259 pp., £5.95, June 1983, 0 09 151731 1
Notes from a Waiting-Room by Alan Reeve. Heretic Books, 203 pp., £3.50, May 1983, 0 946097 09 7

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