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Vol. 6 No. 12 · 5 July 1984

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Giambattista Tiepolo

Paul Foot

Smoke Ring: The Politics of Tobacco by Peter Taylor. Bodley Head, 384 pp., £9.95, March 1984, 0 370 30513 2

Letters

David Lodge, Marilyn Butler, Robert Giroux, Maureen Bell, Blair Worden, L.N. Spencer, Lawrence Hogben, James MacGibbon, Barry Shenker, Salman Rushdie, Tom Paulin, Meryle Secrest

Matthew Coady

Sources Close to the Prime Minister: Inside the Hidden World of the News Manipulators by Michael Cockerell and David Walker. Macmillan, 255 pp., £9.95, June 1984, 0 333 34842 7

David Marquand

Controlling the Economic Future: Policy Dilemmas in a Shrinking World by Michael Stewart. Harvester, 192 pp., £18.95, November 1983, 0 7108 0182 3
In Defence of the Mixed Economy by Andrew Shonfield, edited by Zuzanna Shonfield. Oxford, 231 pp., £15, February 1984, 0 19 215359 5
The Welfare State in Crisis: Social Thought and Social Change by Ramesh Mishra. Harvester, 208 pp., £15.95, December 1983, 0 7108 0240 4

Clive James

Poem: ‘A Gesture towards James Joyce’

C.H. Sisson

Random Variables by Lord Rothschild. Collins, 238 pp., £12.50, May 1984, 0 00 217334 4

Lachlan Mackinnon

Poem: ‘Hopkins in Wales’

Arnold Davidson

Freud: The Assault on Truth by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson. Faber, 308 pp., £9.95, May 1984, 0 571 13240 5

José Harris

H.G. Wells: Aspects of a Life by Anthony West. Hutchinson, 405 pp., £12.95, June 1984, 0 09 134540 5
Heritage by Anthony West. Secker, 305 pp., £8.95, April 1984, 0 436 56592 7

Stephen Koss

Margot: A Life of the Countess of Oxford and Asquith by Daphne Bennett. Gollancz, 442 pp., £12.95, May 1984, 0 575 03279 0

Conrad Russell

The Young Richelieu: A Psychoanalytic Approach to Leadership by Elizabeth Wirth Marvick. Chicago, 276 pp., £27.20, December 1983, 0 226 50904 4
Richelieu and Olivares by J.H. Elliott. Cambridge, 189 pp., £17.50, March 1984, 0 521 26205 4

Ruth Bernard Yeazell

The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning to Mary Russell Mitford: 1836-1854 edited by Meredith Raymond and Mary Rose Sullivan. Baylor University, Browning Institute, Wedgestone Press and Wellesley College, 431 pp., March 1983, 0 911459 01 4
Love and the Woman Question in Victorian Literature: The Art of Self-Postponement by Kathleen Blake. Harvester, 254 pp., £25, November 1983, 0 7108 0560 8

J.I.M. Stewart

Oscar Browning: A Biography by Ian Anstruther. Murray, 209 pp., £12.50, October 1983, 9780719540783

Ronald Gaskell

Poem: ‘Teach yourself Italian’

Nicholas Spice

Him with his foot in his mouth, and Other Stories by Saul Bellow. Alison Press/Secker, 294 pp., £8.95, June 1984, 0 436 03953 2

Stephen Bann

Time in a Red Coat by George Mackay Brown. Chatto, 249 pp., £8.95, May 1984, 0 7011 2804 6
Harland’s Half-Acre by David Malouf. Chatto, 230 pp., £8.95, May 1984, 0 7011 2737 6
The Border by Elaine Feinstein. Hutchinson, 113 pp., £6.95, June 1984, 0 09 156320 8

Maurice Bloch

The Development of the Family and Marriage in Europe by Jack Goody. Cambridge, 308 pp., £22.50, July 1983, 9780521247399

Naomi May

Story: ‘Visitors’

D.A.N. Jones

Diary: In Baghdad

Malcolm Bowie

A Mania for Sentences by D.J. Enright. Chatto, 211 pp., £12.50, July 1983, 0 7011 2662 0
The Mirror of Criticism: Selected Reviews 1977-1982 by Gabriel Josipovici. Harvester, 181 pp., £16.95, June 1983, 0 7108 0499 7
In the Age of Prose: Literary and Philosophical Essays by Erich Heller. Cambridge, 268 pp., £20, January 1984, 0 521 25493 0

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