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Vol. 8 No. 11 · 19 June 1986

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André de Dienes

David Gilmour

The Siege: The Saga of Zionism and Israel by Conor Cruise O’Brien. Weidenfeld, 798 pp., £20, May 1986, 0 297 78393 9

Letters

C.K. Stead, Adrian Room, The ‘Rising Sun’

Stephen Greenblatt

Immodest Acts: The Life of a Lesbian Nun in Renaissance Italy by Judith Brown. Oxford, 214 pp., £12.50, January 1986, 0 19 503675 1

Patrick Wormald

Women in Anglo-Saxon England and the Impact of 1066 by Christine Fell, Cecily Clark and Elizabeth Williams. British Museum/Blackwell, 208 pp., £15, April 1984, 0 7141 8057 2

Christopher Driver

All Manners of Food: Eating and Taste in England and France from the Middle Ages to the Present by Stephen Mennell. Blackwell, 380 pp., £14.95, October 1985, 0 631 13244 9
Curye on Inglysch: English Culinary Manuscripts of the 14th Century including ‘The Forme of Cury’ edited by Constance Hieatt and Sharon Butler. Oxford, for the Early English Text Society, 224 pp., £6.50, April 1985, 0 19 722409 1
The English Cookbook by Victor Gordon. Cape, 304 pp., £12.50, November 1985, 0 224 02300 4

Carolyn Steedman

The Hungry Self: Women, Eating and Identity by Kim Chernin. Virago, 213 pp., £3.95, May 1986, 0 86068 746 5
Hunger Strike by Susie Orbach. Faber, 201 pp., £9.95, February 1986, 0 571 13682 6
Holy Anorexia by Rudolph Bell. Chicago, 248 pp., £18.95, January 1986, 0 226 04204 9

Malise Ruthven

Gertrude Bell by Susan Goodman. Berg, 122 pp., £8.95, November 1985, 0 907582 86 9
Freya Stark by Caroline Moorehead. Viking, 144 pp., £7.95, October 1985, 0 670 80675 7

Chauncey Loomis

Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape by Barry Lopez. Macmillan, 464 pp., £14.95, May 1986, 0 333 42244 9

Ian Jack

A North Sea Journey by A. Alvarez. Hodder, 191 pp., £9.95, May 1986, 0 340 37347 4

Stuart Hampshire

The Time of My Life: An Autobiography by W.V. Quine. MIT, 499 pp., £21.50, September 1985, 0 262 17003 5

Lucy Anne Watt

Poem: ‘In the Lavatories’

John Bayley

The Bourgeois Experience: Victoria to Freud. Vol. II: The Tender Passion by Peter Gay. Oxford, 490 pp., £19.50, June 1986, 0 19 503741 3

Richard Altick

The Common Writer: Life in 19th-century Grub Street by Nigel Cross. Cambridge, 265 pp., £25, September 1985, 0 521 24564 8

Brian Harrison

The Industrial Reformation of English Fiction: Social Discourse and Narrative Form 1832-1867 by Catherine Gallagher. Chicago, 320 pp., £23.25, September 1985, 0 226 27932 4
Victorian Prison Lives: English Prison Biography 1830-1914 by Philip Priestley. Methuen, 311 pp., £14.85, October 1985, 0 416 34770 3
The Old Brown Dog: Women, Workers and Vivisection in Edwardian England by Coral Lansbury. University of Wisconsin Press, 212 pp., £23.50, November 1985, 0 299 10250 5
‘Orator’ Hunt: Henry Hunt and English Working-Class Radicalism by John Belchem. Oxford, 304 pp., £25, October 1985, 0 19 822759 0

John Sutherland

The Old Gringo translated by Margaret Sayers Peden and Carlos Fuentes, by Carlos Fuentes. Deutsch, 199 pp., £8.95, May 1986, 0 233 97862 3
Where the air is clear by Carlos Fuentes, translated by Sam Hileman. Deutsch, 376 pp., £4.95, June 1986, 0 233 97937 9
Farewell to the Sea by Reinaldo Arenas, translated by Andrew Hurley. Viking, 412 pp., £12.95, May 1986, 0 670 52960 5
Digging up the mountains by Neil Bissoondath. Deutsch, 247 pp., £8.95, May 1986, 0 233 97851 8

Ian Davidson

Gorbachev: The Path to Power by Christian Schmidt-Häuer. Tauris, 218 pp., £12.95, March 1986, 1 85043 015 2
Gorbachev by Zhores Medvedev. Blackwell, 272 pp., £15, March 1986, 0 631 14782 9
The Soviet Union: The Incomplete Super-Power by Paul Dibb. Macmillan, 320 pp., £27.50, February 1986, 0 333 36281 0

John Yandell

Diary: English Lessons

Ted Hughes

Poem: ‘Climbing into Heptonstall’

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