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Vol. 8 No. 6 · 3 April 1986

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Tom Evans

Christopher Andrew

World of Secrets: The Uses and Limits of Intelligence by Walter Laqueur. Weidenfeld, 404 pp., £25, November 1985, 0 297 78745 4

Letters

Philip Lomas, Peter Gwyn, Peter Lamarque, John Stone, Tom O’Farrell, Paul Driver, Nicolas Walter, James MacGibbon, Editor, ‘London Review’

John Sutherland

A Perfect Spy by John le Carré. Hodder, 463 pp., £9.95, March 1986, 9780340387849
The Novels of John le Carré by David Monaghan. Blackwell, 207 pp., £12.50, September 1985, 0 631 14283 5
Taking sides: The Fiction of John le Carré by Tony Barley. Open University, 175 pp., £20, March 1986, 0 335 15251 1
John le Carré by Peter Lewis. Ungar, 228 pp., £10.95, August 1985, 0 8044 2243 5
A Servant’s Tale by Paula Fox. Virago, 321 pp., £9.95, February 1986, 0 86068 702 3
A State of Independence by Caryl Phillips. Faber, 158 pp., £8.95, February 1986, 0 571 13910 8

C.K. Stead

Poem: ‘Deconstructing the ‘Rainbow Warrior’’

Michael Hofmann

Poem: ‘The Machine that Cried’

J.P. Stern

Reflections of a Non-Political Man by Thomas Mann, translated by Walter Morris. Lorrimar, 435 pp., £19.50, February 1986, 9780804425858

Alan Milward

Selling Hitler: The story of the Hitler Diaries by Robert Harris. Faber, 402 pp., £10.95, February 1986, 0 571 13557 9

Tom Paulin

The Collected Letters of W.B. Yeats. Vol. I: 1865-1895 edited by John Kelly and Eric Domville. Oxford, 548 pp., £22.50, January 1986, 0 19 812679 4

Craig Raine

Poem: ‘Songs for an Opera’

John Bayley

Katharine Hepburn: A Biography by Anne Edwards. Hodder, 395 pp., £12.95, March 1986, 0 340 33719 2

Angus Calder

Soldier, Soldier by Tony Parker. Heinemann, 244 pp., £9.95, September 1985, 0 434 57770 7
Echoes of the Great War: The Diary of the Reverend Andrew Clark 1914-1919 edited by James Munson. Oxford, 304 pp., £10.95, October 1985, 0 19 212984 8
The Unknown Army: Mutinies in the British Army in World War One by Gloden Dallas and Douglas Gill. Verso, 178 pp., £18.50, July 1985, 0 86091 106 3
Soldiers: A History of Men in Battle by John Keegan and Richard Holmes. Hamish Hamilton, 288 pp., £12.95, September 1985, 0 241 11583 3

Sam Miller

The Mantle of the Prophet by Roy Mottahedeh. Chatto, 416 pp., £12.95, January 1986, 0 7011 3035 0

Christopher Lawrence

The Black and white Medicine Show: How doctors serve and fail their customers by Donald Gould. Hamish Hamilton, 278 pp., £10.95, June 1985, 9780241115404

Mark Philp

The Anatomy of Madness: Essays in the History of Psychiatry Vol. I: People and Ideas, Vol. II: Institutions and Society edited by W.F. Bynum, Roy Porter and Michael Shepherd. Tavistock, 316 pp., £19.95, November 1985, 0 422 79430 9
Madness, Morality and Medicine: A Study of the York Retreat 1796-1914 by Anne Digby. Cambridge, 323 pp., £27.50, October 1985, 0 521 26067 1

David Plante

Story: ‘The Virgin’

Gabriele Annan

Diary: Trouble at Pyramids Street

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