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Vol. 11 No. 11 · 1 June 1989

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David McNeil

John Bayley

The Life of Graham Greene. Vol. I: 1904-1939 by Norman Sherry. Cape, 783 pp., £16.95, April 1989, 0 224 02654 2

Letters

George Wickham, Antoinette Burton, Hugh Lloyd-Jones, Chris Wallace-Crabbe, Cushing Strout, Richard Crosfield, Hilda Snowden, R.A. Minter

Anthony Howard

By God’s Will: A Portrait of the Sultan of Brunei by Lord Chalfont. Weidenfeld, 200 pp., £14.95, May 1989, 0 297 79628 3
The Richest Man in the World: The Sultan of Brunei by James Bartholomew. Viking, 199 pp., £12.95, April 1989, 0 670 82152 7

David Gilmour

Prepared for the worst: Selected Essays and Minority Reports by Christopher Hitchens. Chatto, 357 pp., £15.95, April 1989, 0 7011 3459 3

Angela Carter

Dictionary of the Khazars: A Lexicon Novel in 100,000 Words by Milorad Pavic, translated by Christina Pribicevic-Zoric. Hamish Hamilton, 338 pp., £11.95, February 1989, 0 241 12658 4

Wendy Steiner

Real Presences by George Steiner. Faber, 236 pp., £12.99, May 1989, 0 571 14071 8

Ruth Fainlight

Poem: ‘Bouzigues’

Tony Harrison

Poem: ‘The Pomegranates of Patmos’

Mark Edmundson

Ruin the sacred truths: Poetry and Belief from the Bible to the Present by Harold Bloom. Harvard, 204 pp., £15.95, February 1989, 0 674 78027 2
Harold Bloom: Towards Historical Rhetorics by Peter de Bolla. Routledge, 155 pp., £25, October 1988, 0 415 00899 9

J.E. McGuire

The Genesis of the Copernican World by Hans Blumenberg, translated by Robert Wallace. MIT, 772 pp., £35.95, November 1987, 0 262 02267 2

Tom Shippey

Medieval Civilisation 400-1500 by Jacques Le Goff, translated by Julia Barrow. Blackwell, 393 pp., £19.95, November 1988, 0 631 15512 0
The Cambridge Illustrated History of the Middle Ages. Vol. I: 350-950 edited by Robert Fossier, translated by Janet Sondheimer. Cambridge, 556 pp., £30, February 1989, 0 521 26644 0
The Medieval Imagination by Jacques Le Goff, translated by Arthur Goldhammer. Chicago, 293 pp., £21.95, November 1988, 0 226 47084 9
Concepts of Cleanliness: Changing Attitudes in France since the Middle Ages by Georges Vigarello, translated by Jean Birrell. Cambridge/Editions de la Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, 239 pp., £25, October 1988, 0 521 34248 1
Medieval Iceland: Society, Sagas and Power by Jesse Byock. California, 264 pp., $32.50, October 1988, 0 520 05420 2

Dinah Birch

The Darkened Room: Women, Power and Spiritualism in Late Victorian England by Alex Owen. Virago, 307 pp., £11.95, May 1989, 0 86068 567 5

Rosalind Mitchison

Wet Nursing: A History from Antiquity to the Present by Valerie Fildes. Blackwell, 300 pp., £19.50, September 1988, 0 631 15831 6
Women and Marriage in 19th-Century England by Joan Perkin. Routledge, 342 pp., £30, December 1988, 0 415 00771 2
Consumer Behaviour and Material Culture in Britain 1660-1760 by Lorna Weatherill. Routledge, 252 pp., £30, July 1988, 0 415 00723 2
Childhood in 19th-Century France: Work, Health and Education among the ‘Classes Populaires’ by Colin Heywood. Cambridge, 350 pp., £30, September 1988, 0 521 35038 7

David Nokes

The Well-Known Troublemaker: A Life of Charlotte Charke by Fidelis Morgan. Faber, 231 pp., £19.95, November 1988, 0 571 14743 7
The Ladies: Female Patronage of Restoration Drama by David Roberts. Oxford, 188 pp., £22.50, February 1989, 0 19 811743 4
The Complete Lover: Eros, Nature and Artifice in the 18th-Century French Novel by Angelica Goodden. Oxford, 329 pp., £32.50, January 1989, 0 19 815820 3

Penelope Fitzgerald

On the Golden Porch by Tatyana Tolstaya, translated by Antonia Bouis. Virago, 199 pp., £12.95, May 1989, 1 85381 078 9
Balancing Acts: Contemporary Stories by Russian Women edited by Helena Goscilo. Indiana, 337 pp., $39.95, April 1989, 0 253 31134 9

Tatyana Tolstaya

Discovering America

John Lanchester

Manchester United: The Betrayal of a Legend by Michael Crick and David Smith. Pelham, 246 pp., £14.95, May 1989, 0 7207 1783 3
Football in its Place: An Environmental Psychology of Football Grounds by David Canter, Miriam Comber and David Uzzell. Routledge, 173 pp., £10.95, May 1989, 0 415 01240 6

Karl Miller

Diary: Football Tribes

Patricia Craig

English Children and their Magazines 1751-1945 by Kirsten Drotner. Yale, 272 pp., £16.95, January 1988, 0 300 04010 5
Frank Richards: The Chap behind the Chums by Mary Cadogan. Viking, 258 pp., £14.95, October 1988, 0 670 81946 8
A History of Children’s Book Illustration by Joyce Irene Whalley and Tessa Rose Chester. Murray/Victoria and Albert Museum, 268 pp., £35, April 1988, 0 7195 4584 6
Manchester Polytechnic Library of Children’s Books 1840-1939: ‘From Morality to Adventure’ by W.H. Shercliff. Bracken Books/Studio Editions, 203 pp., £25, September 1988, 0 901276 18 9
Children’s Modern First Editions: Their Value to Collectors by Joseph Connolly. Macdonald, 336 pp., £17.95, October 1988, 0 356 15741 5

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