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Vol. 8 No. 16 · 18 September 1986

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Vol. 8 No. 16 · 18 September 1986

Paul Foot

Error of Judgment: The Truth about the Birmingham Bombings by Chris Mullin. Chatto, 270 pp., £10.95, July 1986, 0 7011 2978 6

Letters

Isobel Grundy, George Bernard, David Norbrook, Bella Millett, Lesley Hall, Steven and Julie Ross, Alan Brien, Trevor Burridge, Bastiaan Bommeljé, T.H. Turner, Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy, Catherine Peters, Cecil Lang

Thomas Nagel

Law’s Empire by Ronald Dworkin. Harvard/Fontana, 470 pp., £16.95, May 1986, 0 674 51835 7

Karl Miller

In Search of a Past: The Manor House, Amnersfield 1933-1945 by Ronald Fraser. Verso, 187 pp., £15, September 1984, 9780860910923
Growing up in the Gorbals by Ralph Glasser. Chatto, 207 pp., £10.95, August 1986, 0 7011 3148 9

Patrick Wright

The Infant and the Pearl by Douglas Oliver. Ferry Press, 28 pp., £2, December 1985

Christopher Reid

A Ringing Glass: The Life of Rainer Maria Rilke by Donald Prater. Oxford, 472 pp., £25, March 1986, 9780198157557
Letters: Summer 1926 by Boris Pasternak, Marina Tsvetayeva and Rainer Maria Rilke, edited by Yevgeny Pasternak and Yelena Pasternak. Cape, 251 pp., £15, May 1986, 0 224 02376 4

John Bayley

The Old Devils by Kingsley Amis. Hutchinson, 294 pp., £9.95, September 1986, 0 09 163790 2

Fiona Pitt-Kethley

Poem: ‘Virtuous Women’

John Sutherland

Redback by Howard Jacobson. Bantam, 314 pp., £10.95, September 1986, 0 593 01212 7
Coming from behind by Howard Jacobson. Black Swan, 250 pp., £2.95, April 1984, 0 552 99063 9
Peeping Tom by Howard Jacobson. Black Swan, 351 pp., £2.95, October 1985, 0 552 99141 4

D.A.N. Jones

Search Sweet Country by B. Kojo Laing. Heinemann, 256 pp., £10.95, August 1986, 0 434 40216 8
The Jewel Maker by Tom Gallagher. Hamish Hamilton, 180 pp., £9.95, April 1986, 0 241 11866 2
The Pianoplayers by Anthony Burgess. Hutchinson, 208 pp., £8.95, August 1986, 0 09 165190 5
An After-Dinner’s Sleep by Stanley Middleton. Hutchinson, 224 pp., £9.95, May 1986, 0 09 163620 5
Coming Home by Mervyn Jones. Piatkus, 263 pp., £9.95, April 1986, 0 86188 525 2

J.I.M. Stewart

G.K. Chesterton by Michael Ffinch. Weidenfeld, 369 pp., £16, June 1986, 0 297 78858 2

V.G. Kiernan

What’s happening to India: Punjab, Ethnic Conflict, Mrs Gandhi’s Death and the Test for Federalism by Robin Jeffrey. Macmillan, 249 pp., £25, June 1986, 0 333 40440 8
Lions of the Punjab: Culture in the Making by Richard Fox. California, 259 pp., £25.50, January 1986, 0 520 05491 1

Angela Carter

A Land Apart: A South African Reader edited by André Brink and J.M. Coetzee. Faber, 252 pp., £9.95, August 1986, 0 571 13933 7
Where Sixpence lives by Norma Kitson. Chatto, 352 pp., £9.95, September 1986, 0 7011 3085 7

Douglas Johnson

De Gaulle. Vol. I: Le Rebelle by Jean Lacouture. Seuil, 869 pp., frs 99, April 1984, 2 02 006969 5
De Gaulle. Vol. II: Le Politique by Jean Lacouture. Seuil, 724 pp., frs 120, April 1984, 2 02 008933 5
Charles de Gaulle: A Biography by Don Cook. Secker, 432 pp., £15, February 1984, 0 436 10676 0
Jean Moulin et le Conseil National de la Résistance  Institut d’Histoire du Temps Présent/Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 192 pp., frs 40, February 1983, 2 222 03428 0
De Gaulle et la nation face aux problèmes de défense 1945-1946  Institut d’Histoire du Temps Présent/Institut Charles-de-Gaulle, 317 pp., frs 110, May 1982, 2 259 01109 8
De Gaulle by Sam White. Harrap, 239 pp., £9.95, November 1985, 0 245 54213 2

Robin Chapman

Don Quixote by E.C. Riley. Allen and Unwin, 224 pp., £18, February 1986, 0 04 800009 4
Don Quixote – which was a dream by Kathy Acker. Paladin, 207 pp., £2.95, April 1986, 0 586 08554 8

Tam Dalyell

Diary: Yesterday’s News

Paul Edwards

The Madhouse by Alexander Zinoviev, translated by Michael Kirkwood. Gollancz, 411 pp., £12.95, July 1986, 9780575037304
Judith by Nicholas Mosley. Secker, 298 pp., £11.95, August 1986, 0 436 28853 2
Missing Persons by David Cook. Alison Press/Secker, 184 pp., £9.95, July 1986, 0 436 10675 2
Only by Mistake by P.J. Kavanagh. Calder, 158 pp., £9.95, July 1986, 0 7145 4084 6

Ronald Gaskell

Poem: ‘The Seine at Asnières’

Stephen Fender

Franklin of Philadelphia by Esmond Wright. Harvard, 404 pp., £21.25, May 1986, 0 674 31809 9

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