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Vol. 10 No. 8 · 21 April 1988

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Jez Coulson

Gitta Sereny

Waldheim by Luc Rosenzweig and Bernard Cohen. Robson, 192 pp., £12.95, March 1988, 0 86051 506 0
Waldheim: The Missing Years by Robert Edwin Herzstein. Grafton, 303 pp., £12.95, April 1988, 0 246 13381 3

Letters

Christopher Norris, Jonathan Culler, A.J. Ayer, B. Steinzor, Damian Grant, Fred Inglis, Jim Mulligan, Ira Marder, Ray Honeyford, S.J.D. Green, Neil Berry, Patricia Kelvin, Adrian Mitchell, June Wedgwood Benn, G.F.C. Plowden, Editor, ‘London Review’, Tim Sharp

Frank Kermode

William Shakespeare: A Textual Companion by Stanley Wells, Gary Taylor, John Jowett and William Montgomery. Oxford, 671 pp., £60, February 1988, 0 19 812914 9
Disowning Knowledge in Six Plays of Shakespeare by Stanley Cavell. Cambridge, 226 pp., £25, January 1988, 0 521 33032 7
A History of English Literature by Alastair Fowler. Blackwell, 395 pp., £17.50, November 1987, 0 631 12731 3

Hilary Mantel

Women and Love. The New Hite Report: A Cultural Revolution in Progress by Shere Hite. Viking, 922 pp., £14.95, February 1988, 0 670 81927 1

Hilary Putnam

Quiddities: An Intermittently Philosophical Dictionary by W.V. Quine. Harvard, 249 pp., £15.95, November 1987, 0 674 74351 2
Quine by Christopher Hookway. Polity, 227 pp., £25, March 1988, 0 07 456175 8

Les Murray

Poem: ‘The Billions’

Alice Kavounas

Poem: ‘Cape Fear’

Patrick Parrinder

On Modern Authority: The Theory and Condition of Writing, 1500 to the Present Day by Thomas Docherty. Harvester, 310 pp., £25, May 1987, 0 7108 1017 2
The Order of Mimesis: Balzac, Stendhal, Nerval, Flaubert by Christopher Prendergast. Cambridge, 288 pp., £27.50, March 1986, 0 521 23789 0

Richard Usborne

The Anglo-French Clash in Lebanon and Syria, 1940-1945 by A.B. Gaunson. Macmillan, 233 pp., £29.50, March 1987, 0 333 40221 9
Personal Patchwork 1939-1945 by Bryan Guinness. Cygnet, 260 pp., £9.50, March 1987, 0 907435 06 8
Staff Officer: The Diaries of Lord Moyne 1914-1918 edited by Brian Bond. Leo Cooper, 256 pp., £17.50, October 1987, 0 85052 053 3

Douglas Johnson

Les Sept Mitterrand by Catherine Nay. Grasset, 286 pp., frs 96, September 1988, 2 246 36291 1
France Today by John Ardagh. Secker, 647 pp., £22.50, October 1987, 0 436 01746 6
Jacques Chirac by Franz-Oliver Giesbert. Seuil, 455 pp., frs 125, April 1987, 2 02 009771 0
Monsieur Barre by Henri Amouroux. Laffont, 584 pp., frs 125, June 1986, 2 221 04954 3
The Workers’ Movement by Alain Touraine, Michel Wieviorka and François Dubet, translated by Ian Patterson. Cambridge/Editions de la Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, 322 pp., £35, October 1987, 0 521 30852 6
The State and the Market Economy: Industrial Patriotism and Economic Intervention in France by Jack Hayward. Wheatsheaf, 267 pp., £32.50, December 1985, 0 7450 0012 6
France under Recession 1981-86 by John Tuppen. Macmillan, 280 pp., £29.50, February 1988, 0 333 39889 0

Tom Dunne

The Hereditary Bondsman: Daniel O’Connell, 1775-1829 by Oliver MacDonagh.. Weidenfeld, 328 pp., £16.95, January 1988, 0 297 79221 0
Eamon de Valera by Owen Dudley Edwards. University of Wales Press, 161 pp., £19.95, November 1987, 0 7083 0986 0
Nationalism and Popular Protest in Ireland edited by C.H.E. Philpin. Cambridge, 466 pp., £27.50, November 1987, 0 521 26816 8
Northern Ireland: Soldiers talking, 1969 to Today by Max Arthur. Sidgwick, 271 pp., £13.95, October 1987, 0 283 99375 8
War as a Way of Life: A Belfast Diary by John Conroy. Heinemann, 218 pp., £12.95, February 1988, 0 434 14217 4

Margaret Walters

Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey. Faber, 512 pp., £10.95, March 1988, 0 571 14812 3
The Fifth Child by Doris Lessing. Cape, 131 pp., £9.95, April 1988, 0 224 02553 8
Eight Months on Ghazzah Street by Hilary Mantel. Viking, 299 pp., £11.95, April 1988, 0 670 82117 9

Michael Dibdin

Diary: Ulster Questions

John Sutherland

Misery by Stephen King. Hodder, 320 pp., £11.95, September 1987, 0 340 39070 0
The Tommyknockers by Stephen King. Hodder, 563 pp., £12.95, February 1988, 0 340 39069 7
Touch by Elmore Leonard. Viking, 245 pp., £10.95, February 1988, 9780670816545
Sideswipe by Charles Willeford. Gollancz, 293 pp., £10.95, March 1988, 0 575 04197 8
Ratking by Michael Dibdin. Faber, 282 pp., £10.95, April 1988, 0 571 15147 7

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