Vol. 11 No. 18 · 28 September 1989

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Vol. 11 No. 18 · 28 September 1989

John Bayley

The Brideshead Generation: Evelyn Waugh and his Friends by Humphrey Carpenter. Weidenfeld, 523 pp., £17.95, September 1989, 0 297 79320 9
Osbert: A Portrait of Osbert Lancaster by Richard Boston. Collins, 256 pp., £17.50, August 1989, 0 00 216324 1
Ackerley: A Life of J.R. Ackerley by Peter Parker. Constable, 465 pp., £16.95, September 1989, 0 09 469000 6

Letters

M.R. Meadmore, J.R. Pole, Mark Wainwright, Keith Norman, Nicholas Roe, G.O. Jones, Editors, ‘London Review’, David Mills

Ian Hamilton

Wartime: Understanding and Behaviour in the Second World War by Paul Fussell. Oxford, 330 pp., £15, September 1989, 0 19 503797 9
War like a Wasp: The Lost Decade of the Forties by Andrew Sinclair. Hamish Hamilton, 312 pp., £17.95, October 1989, 0 241 12531 6

Julian Symons

London Fields by Martin Amis. Cape, 470 pp., £12.95, September 1989, 0 224 02609 7

Wendy Steiner

Waverley Place by Susan Brownmiller. Hamish Hamilton, 294 pp., £12.95, August 1989, 0 241 12804 8

Peter Campbell

A Vision of Britain: A Personal View of Architecture by HRH The Prince of Wales. Doubleday, 156 pp., £16.95, September 1989, 9780385269032
The Prince of Wales: Right or Wrong? An architect replies by Maxwell Hutchinson. Faber, 203 pp., £10.99, September 1989, 0 571 14287 7

Rose Boyt

Can you feel it?

Stuart Macintyre

The Oxford History of Autralia. Vol III: 1860-1900 by Beverley Kingston. Oxford, 368 pp., £22.50, July 1989, 0 19 554611 3
The Road from Coorain: An Australian Memoir by Jill Ker Conway. Heinemann, 238 pp., £12.95, September 1989, 0 434 14244 1
A Secret Country by John Pilger. Cape, 286 pp., £12.95, September 1989, 0 224 02600 3
Convict Workers: Reinterpreting Australia’s Past edited by Stephen Nicholas. Cambridge, 246 pp., $45, June 1989, 0 521 36126 5

Neil Corcoran

Manila Envelope by James Fenton. 28 Kayumanggi St, West Triangle Homes, Quezon City, Phillipines, 48 pp., £12, May 1989, 971 8647 01 5
New Selected Poems by Richard Murphy. Faber, 190 pp., £10.99, May 1989, 0 571 15482 4
The Mirror Wall by Richard Murphy. Bloodaxe, 61 pp., £10.95, May 1989, 9781852240929
Selected Poems by Eavan Boland. Carcanet, 96 pp., £5.95, May 1989, 0 85635 741 3
The Accumulation of Small Acts of Kindness by Selima Hill. Chatto, 47 pp., £5.95, May 1989, 0 7011 3455 0

John Sutherland

New Ground for the Book Trade

Karl Miller

Calm at Sunset, Calm at Dawn by Paul Watkins. Century Hutchinson, 269 pp., £12.95, August 1989, 0 09 173914 4
Blood and Water by Patrick McGrath. Penguin Originals, 183 pp., £4.99, February 1989, 0 14 011005 4
The Grotesque by Patrick McGrath. Viking, 186 pp., £11.95, October 1989, 0 670 82987 0

Stephen Wall

The Trick of It by Michael Frayn. Viking, 172 pp., £11.95, September 1989, 0 670 82985 4
The Long Lost Journey by Jennifer Potter. Bloomsbury, 179 pp., £12.95, September 1989, 0 7475 0463 6
Falling by Colin Thubron. Heinemann, 152 pp., £10.95, September 1989, 0 434 77978 4
Coming to Light by Elspeth Davie. Hamish Hamilton, 191 pp., £12.95, August 1989, 0 241 12861 7
A Careless Widow by V.S. Pritchett. Chatto, 176 pp., £12.95, September 1989, 0 7011 3438 0

Dinah Birch

People of the Black Mountains: The Beginning by Raymond Williams. Chatto, 361 pp., £13.95, September 1989, 0 7011 2845 3
The Politics of Modernism by Raymond Williams. Verso, 208 pp., £24, August 1989, 0 86091 241 8
A Natural Curiosity by Margaret Drabble. Viking, 309 pp., £12.95, September 1989, 0 670 82837 8

Frank Kermode

Young Hamlet: Essays on Shakespeare’s Tragedies by Barbara Everett. Oxford, 232 pp., £22.50, June 1989, 0 19 812993 9
‘Timon of Athens’ by A.D. Nuttall. Harvester, 164 pp., £25, March 1989, 0 7108 1006 7

Paul Foot

The Godwins and the Shelleys: The Biography of a Family by William St Clair. Faber, 572 pp., £20, June 1989, 0 571 15422 0

Claire Tomalin

The Works of Mary Wollstonecraft, Vols I-VII edited by Janet Todd and Marilyn Butler. Pickering & Chatto, 2530 pp., £245, August 1989, 1 85196 006 6

Alistair Elliot

Poem: ‘Recognition’

Philip Horne

The Pale Companion by Andrew Motion. Viking, 164 pp., £11.95, September 1989, 0 670 82287 6

Graham Coster

Diary: Crop Circles

John Sutherland

The Vision of Elena Silves by Nicholas Shakespeare. Collins, 263 pp., £11.95, September 1989, 0 00 271031 5
Billy Bathgate by E.L. Doctorow. Macmillan, £11.95, September 1989, 0 333 51376 2
Buffalo Afternoon by Susan Fromberg Schaeffer. Hamish Hamilton, 535 pp., £12.95, August 1989, 0 241 12634 7
The Message to the Planet by Iris Murdoch. Chatto, 563 pp., £13.95, October 1989, 0 7011 3479 8

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