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Vol. 9 No. 20 · 12 November 1987

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Vol. 9 No. 20 · 12 November 1987

Craig Raine

More die of heartbreak by Saul Bellow. Alison Press/Secker, 335 pp., £10.95, October 1987, 0 436 03962 1

Letters

John Worthen, Nicolas Walter, Alan Brien, D.A.N. Jones, Ann Dummett, Paul Hirst, R.W. Johnson, Sarah Lefanu, Mark Hussey, C.A. Latimer, Editors, ‘London Review’

Linda Colley

Women by Naim Attallah. Quartet, 1165 pp., £15, October 1987, 0 7043 2625 6

Jane Miller

Beloved by Toni Morrison. Chatto, 275 pp., £11.95, October 1987, 0 7011 3060 1

Frank Kermode

For Love and Money: Writing, Reading, Travelling 1969-1987 by Jonathan Raban. Collins Harvill, 350 pp., £11.50, November 1987, 0 00 272279 8
Original Copy: Selected Reviews and Journalism 1969-1986 by John Carey. Faber, 278 pp., £9.95, August 1987, 0 571 14879 4

James Fox

Trail of Havoc: In the Steps of Lord Lucan by Patrick Marnham. Viking, 204 pp., £10.95, October 1987, 0 670 81391 5
Lucan: Not Guilty by Sally Moore. Sidgwick, 271 pp., £12.95, October 1987, 9780283995361

John Sutherland

The Foul and the Fragrant: Odour and the French Social Imagination by Alain Corbin, translated by Miriam Kochan. Berg, 307 pp., £18, November 1986, 0 907582 47 8
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Süskind, translated by John Woods. Penguin, 263 pp., £3.95, September 1987, 0 14 009244 7
The Double Bass by Patrick Süskind, translated by Michael Hofmann. Hamish Hamilton, 57 pp., £8.95, September 1987, 9780241120392

Peter Burke

The Embarrassment of Riches: An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age by Simon Schama. Collins, 698 pp., £19.95, September 1987, 9780002178013

Claude Rawson

Samuel Richardson by Jocelyn Harris. Cambridge, 179 pp., £22.50, February 1987, 0 521 30501 2

Sarah Lawson

Poem: ‘‘Hamlet’’

Selima Hill

Poem: ‘Mother Stone’

Penelope Fitzgerald

Rebecca West: A Life by Victoria Glendinning. Weidenfeld, 288 pp., £14.95, April 1987, 0 297 79084 6
Family Memories by Rebecca West and Faith Evans. Virago, 255 pp., £14.95, November 1987, 0 86068 741 4

Danny Karlin

The Poems of Tennyson edited by Christopher Ricks. Longman, 662 pp., £40, May 1987, 0 582 49239 4
Tennyson’s ‘Maud’: A Definitive Edition edited by Susan Shatto. Athlone, 296 pp., £28, August 1986, 0 485 11294 9
The Letters of Alfred Lord Tennyson. Vol.2: 1851-1870 edited by Cecil Lang and Edgar Shannon. Oxford, 585 pp., £40, May 1987, 0 19 812691 3
The New Oxford Book of Victorian Verse edited by Christopher Ricks. Oxford, 654 pp., £15.95, June 1987, 0 19 214154 6

Simon Karlinsky

A Captive Lion: The Life of Marina Tsvetayeva by Elaine Feinstein. Hutchinson, 287 pp., £15.95, February 1987, 0 09 165900 0
The Selected Poems of Marina Tsvetayeva translated by Elaine Feinstein. Hutchinson, 108 pp., £6.95, February 1987, 0 09 165931 0

Julian Barnes

Diary: On the Booker

Guy Vanderhaeghe

Story: ‘Home Place’

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