Vol. 10 No. 20 · 10 November 1988

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Vol. 10 No. 20 · 10 November 1988

Michael Mason

Report of the Inquiry into Child Abuse in Cleveland 1987 by Elizabeth Butler-Sloss. HMSO, 336 pp., £14.50, July 1988, 0 10 104122 5
When Salem came to the Boro by Stuart Bell. Pan, 355 pp., £3.99, July 1988, 0 330 30503 4
The Last Taboo by Gay Search. Penguin, 192 pp., £3.99, August 1988, 0 14 011049 6
Unofficial Secrets: Child Sexual Abuse – The Cleveland Case by Beatrix Campbell. Virago, 226 pp., £4.50, September 1988, 0 86068 634 5

Letters

Norman Page, Paul Foot, George Hyde, Tim McGuire, Editors, ‘London Review’

Mary-Kay Wilmers

The Faber Book of Seductions edited by Jenny Newman. Faber, 366 pp., £12.95, June 1988, 0 571 15110 8
Journeys to the Underworld by Fiona Pitt-Kethley. Chatto, 226 pp., £10, October 1988, 9780701132231

Susannah Clapp

The Suzy Lamplugh Story by Andrew Stephen. Faber, 198 pp., £10.95, October 1988, 0 571 15152 3

Barbara Everett

A Sinking Island: The Modern English Writers by Hugh Kenner. Barrie and Jenkins, 290 pp., £16.95, September 1988, 0 7126 2197 0

James Fenton

Five Poems

Robert Crawford

MacDiarmid by Alan Bold. Murray, 482 pp., £17.95, September 1988, 0 7195 4585 4
A Drunk Man looks at the Thistle by Hugh MacDiarmid, edited by Kenneth Buthlay. Scottish Academic Press, 203 pp., £12.50, February 1988, 0 7073 0425 3
The Hugh MacDiarmid-George Ogilvie Letters edited by Catherine Kerrigan. Aberdeen University Press, 156 pp., £24.90, August 1988, 0 08 036409 8
Hugh MacDiarmid and the Russian by Peter McCarey. Scottish Academic Press, 225 pp., £12.50, March 1988, 0 7073 0526 8

Rosalind Mitchison

Bonnie Prince Charlie by Rosalind Marshall. HMSO, 208 pp., £8.50, April 1988, 0 11 493420 7
Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Biography by Susan Maclean Kybett. Unwin Hyman, 343 pp., £12.95, April 1988, 0 04 440213 9
Charles Edward Stuart: A Tragedy in Many Acts by Frank McLynn. Routledge, 640 pp., £24.95, September 1988, 0 415 00272 9
Mary Queen of Scots: A Study in Failure by Jenny Wormald. George Philip, 206 pp., £14.95, March 1988, 0 540 01131 2
Mary Stewart: Queen in Three Kingdoms edited by Michael Lynch. Blackwell, 238 pp., £25, July 1988, 0 631 15263 6
The Shadow of a Crown: The Life Story of James II of England and VII of Scotland by Meriol Trevor. Constable, 320 pp., £15, June 1988, 0 09 467850 2
The Scottish Tory Party: A History by Gerald Warner. Weidenfeld, 247 pp., £12.95, May 1988, 9780297791010
The Elgins, 1766-1917: A Tale of Aristocrats, Proconsuls and their Wives by Sydney Checkland. Aberdeen University Press, 303 pp., £25, April 1988, 0 08 036395 4

Frank Kuppner

Poem: ‘A Sequence of Sorts – Three Albanian Folksongs’

T.H. Barrett

Khubilai Khan: His Life and Times by Morris Rossabi. California, 322 pp., £12.50, May 1988, 0 520 05913 1
Searches for an Imaginary Kingdom: The Legend of the Kingdom of Prester John by L.N. Gumilev, translated by R.E.F. Smith. Cambridge, 403 pp., £37.50, February 1988, 0 521 32214 6

Edmund Leach

The Collapse of Complex Societies by Joseph Tainter. Cambridge, 250 pp., £27.50, June 1988, 0 521 34092 6

Alan Knight

Revolutionary Mexico: The Coming and Process of the Mexican Revolution by John Mason Hart. California, 478 pp., $35, January 1988, 0 520 05995 6

Peter Campbell

Many Masks: A Life of Frank Lloyd Wright by Brendan Gill. Heinemann, 544 pp., £20, August 1988, 0 434 29273 7

Jack Matthews

The Lyre of Orpheus by Robertson Davies. Viking, 472 pp., £11.95, September 1988, 9780670824168

Chris Baldick

Poetry, Language and Politics by John Barrell. Manchester, 174 pp., £21.50, May 1988, 0 7190 2441 2
Garden – Nature – Language by Simon Pugh. Manchester, 148 pp., £25, May 1988, 0 7190 2824 8
Writing Ireland: Colonialism, Nationalism and Culture by David Cairns and Shaun Richards. Manchester, 178 pp., £21.50, May 1988, 0 7190 2371 8
The Shakespeare Myth edited by Graham Holderness. Manchester, 215 pp., £25, May 1988, 0 7190 1488 3

Francis Wyndham

Diary: At the Theatre

John Sutherland

The Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals. Vol. IV: 1824-1900 edited by Walter Houghton, Esther Rhoads Houghton and Jean Harris Slingerland. Toronto/Routledge, 826 pp., £95, January 1988, 0 7102 1442 1
Circulation: Defoe, Dickens and the Economies of the Novel by David Trotter. Macmillan, 148 pp., £27.50, October 1988, 0 333 40542 0
From Copyright to Copperfield by Alexander Welsh. Harvard, 200 pp., £19.95, December 1987, 0 674 32342 4

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