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Vol. 7 No. 15 · 5 September 1985

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Vol. 7 No. 15 · 5 September 1985

Peter Pulzer

The Decline of Power: 1915-1964 by Robert Blake. Granada, 462 pp., £18, June 1985, 0 246 10753 7

Letters

Jenny Koralek, Francis Scarfe, Jim Porteous, Martin Dodsworth, Editor, ‘London Review’, Michael Longley, John Cronquist, Rupert Lancaster, John Spiers, Paul Collins, Nicholas Penny, René Olivieri

William Boyd

The Randlords: The Men who made South Africa by Geoffrey Wheatcroft. Weidenfeld, 314 pp., £12.95, July 1985, 0 297 78437 4

Angus Calder

Angus Calder, a visitor to Uganda in June, gives his impressions of the life he found in Kampala on the eve of the country’s latest coup

David Craig

Climbing

Patricia Craig

Ascendancy and Tradition in Anglo-Irish Literary History from 1789 to 1939 by W.J. McCormack. Oxford, 423 pp., £27.50, June 1985, 0 19 812806 1
Across a Roaring Hill edited by Gerald Dawe and Edna Longley. Blackstaff, 258 pp., £10.95, July 1985, 0 85640 334 2
Celtic Revivals: Essays in Modern Irish Literature 1880-1980 by Seamus Deane. Faber, 199 pp., £15, July 1985, 0 571 13500 5
Escape from the Anthill by Hubert Butler. Lilliput, 342 pp., £12, May 1985, 0 946640 00 9

Walter Kendrick

The Confessions of Victor X edited by Donald Rayfield. Caliban, 143 pp., £7.95, October 1984, 9780904573947
Novel with Cocaine by M. Ageyev, translated by Michael Henry Heim. Picador, 174 pp., £7.95, February 1985, 0 330 28574 2

Raleigh Trevelyan

Two Ediths and a Hermit

Frank Kermode

Family and Friends by Anita Brookner. Cape, 187 pp., £8.95, September 1985, 0 224 02337 3

Michael Church

The Kindness of Strangers: The Life of Tennessee Williams by Donald Spoto. Bodley Head, 409 pp., £12.95, May 1985, 0 370 30847 6
Tennessee Williams on File by Catherine Arnott. Methuen, 80 pp., £7.95, May 1985, 0 413 58550 6

Karl Miller

The Old Forest by Peter Taylor. Chatto, 358 pp., £9.95, August 1985, 0 7011 3967 6

Oliver Reynolds

Poem: ‘One would think the deep to be hoary’

John Sutherland

Glitz by Elmore Leonard. Viking, 251 pp., £8.95, July 1985, 0 670 80571 8
LaBrava by Elmore Leonard. Penguin, 283 pp., £2.50, July 1985, 0 14 007238 1
Stick by Elmore Leonard. Penguin, 304 pp., £2.50, August 1985, 0 14 007083 4
The Hunting Season by J.K. Mayo. Collins, 253 pp., £9.95, June 1985, 0 00 222783 5

Lachlan Mackinnon

Poem: ‘Seventy-Second Air Force’

T.M. Scanlon

Morality and Conflict by Stuart Hampshire. Blackwell, 175 pp., £18.50, September 1984, 0 631 13336 4
Spheres of Justice: A Defence of Pluralism and Equality by Michael Walzer. Blackwell, 343 pp., £15, September 1984, 0 631 14063 8

Paul Seabright

Ethics and the Limits of Philosophy by Bernard Williams. Collins and Fontana, 230 pp., £10.95, March 1985, 0 00 197171 9

Colin McGinn

Essays on Davidson: Actions and Events edited by Bruce Vermazen and Merrill Hintikka. Oxford, 257 pp., £20, January 1985, 0 19 824749 4

Stuart Hampshire

Spinoza by R.J. Delahunty. Routledge, 317 pp., £25, May 1985, 0 7102 0375 6

A.J.P. Taylor

Diary: A New Carl

Conrad Russell

The Restoration: A Political and Religious History of England and Wales 1658-1667 by Ronald Hutton. Oxford, 379 pp., £17.50, June 1985, 0 19 822698 5

Michael Stewart

Crowded Hours by Eric Roll. Faber, 254 pp., £15, July 1985, 0 571 13497 1

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