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Vol. 9 No. 11 · 4 June 1987

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Cover Artist

David Gentleman

R.W. Johnson

Traitors: The Labyrinths of Treason by Chapman Pincher. Sidgwick, 346 pp., £13.95, May 1987, 0 283 99379 0
The Secrets of the Service: British Intelligence and Communist Subversion 1939-51 by Anthony Glees. Cape, 447 pp., £18, May 1987, 0 224 02252 0
Freedom of Information – Freedom of the Individual? by Clive Ponting, John Ranelagh, Michael Zander and Simon Lee, edited by Julia Neuberger. Macmillan, 110 pp., £4.95, May 1987, 0 333 44771 9

Letters

Edna Longley, Clive Wilmer, John Pikoulis, Richard Stern, Lucio Ruotolo

Ryszard Kapuściński

Poem: ‘At an Exhibition: ‘The Polish Peasant in Photographs to 1944’’

Paul Foot

Prime Minister: The Conduct of Policy under Harold Wilson and James Callaghan by Bernard Donoughue. Cape, 198 pp., £10.95, May 1987, 0 224 02450 7
Time and Chance by James Callaghan. Collins, 584 pp., £15.95, April 1987, 0 00 216515 5

Michael Stewart

Kinnock by Michael Leapman. Unwin Hyman, 217 pp., £11.95, May 1987, 0 04 440006 3
The Thatcher Years: A Decade of Revolution in British Politics by John Cole. BBC, 216 pp., £12.95, April 1987, 0 563 20572 5
Thatcherism and British Politics: The End of Consensus? by Dennis Kavanagh. Oxford, 334 pp., £22.50, March 1987, 0 19 827522 6
The New Right: The Counter-Revolution in Political, Social and Economic Thought by David Green. Wheatsheaf, 238 pp., £22.50, March 1987, 0 7450 0127 0

Brian Harrison

Labour People, Leaders and Lieutenants: Hardie to Kinnock by Kenneth O. Morgan. Oxford, 370 pp., £12.95, April 1987, 0 19 822929 1
J. Ramsay MacDonald by Austen Morgan. Manchester, 276 pp., £19.50, June 1987, 0 7190 2168 5
Sylvia Pankhurst: Portrait of a Radical by Patricia Romero. Yale, 334 pp., £17.50, March 1987, 0 300 03691 4
Sylvia and Christabel Pankhurst by Barbara Castle. Penguin, 159 pp., £3.95, May 1987, 0 14 008761 3

Edward Timms

Rosa Luxemburg: A Life by Elzbieta Ettinger. Harrap, 286 pp., £10.95, April 1987, 0 245 54539 5

John Bayley

The Faber Book of Diaries edited by Simon Brett. Faber, 498 pp., £12.95, March 1987, 0 571 13806 3
A Lasting Relationship: Parents and Children over Three Centuries by Linda Pollock. Fourth Estate, 319 pp., £14.95, April 1987, 0 947795 25 1

Seamus Heaney

Sounding Auden

E.S. Turner

The Life of My Choice by Wilfred Thesiger. Collins, 459 pp., £15, May 1987, 9780002161947
Worlds Apart: Travels in War and Peace by Gavin Young. Hutchinson, 344 pp., £14.95, April 1987, 0 09 168220 7

John Sutherland

Witchcraft by Nigel Williams. Faber, 390 pp., £10.95, May 1987, 0 571 14823 9
Without Falling by Leslie Dick. Serpent’s Tail, 153 pp., £9.95, May 1987, 1 85242 005 7
Outlaws by George V. Higgins. Deutsch, 360 pp., £10.95, April 1987, 0 233 98110 1

Beatrix Campbell

Forever England by Beryl Bainbridge. Duckworth/BBC, 174 pp., £9.95, April 1987, 0 563 20466 4
Nottinghamshire by Alan Sillitoe. Grafton, 170 pp., £14.95, March 1987, 0 246 12852 6
Left behind: Journeys into British Politics by David Selbourne. Cape, 174 pp., £10.95, February 1987, 0 224 02370 5

Carolyn Steedman

Diary: Tory Ladies

Peter Campbell

J.M.W. Turner: ‘A Wonderful Range of Mind’ by John Gage. Yale, 262 pp., £19.95, March 1987, 0 300 03779 1
Turner in his Time by Andrew Wilton. Thames and Hudson, 256 pp., £25, March 1987, 0 500 09178 1
Turner in the South: Rome, Naples, Florence by Cecilia Powell. Yale, 216 pp., £25, March 1987, 0 300 03870 4
The Paintings of J.M.W. Turner by Martin Butlin and Evelyn Joll. Yale, 944 pp., £35, March 1987, 0 300 03361 3
The Turner Collection in the Clore Gallery  Tate Gallery, 128 pp., £9.95, April 1987, 0 946590 69 9
Turner Watercolours by Andrew Wilton. Tate Gallery, 148 pp., £17.95, April 1987, 0 946590 67 2

Alistair Elliot

Poem: ‘Some Scottish Music’

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