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Vol. 12 No. 16 · 30 August 1990

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Vol. 12 No. 16 · 30 August 1990

Colin McGinn

The Meaning of Life, and Other Essays by A.J. Ayer. Weidenfeld, 212 pp., £17, June 1990, 0 297 82041 9

Letters

Geoffrey Minish, J.S. Malikail, Richard Bowring, Xandra Hardie, Ted Honderich, Craig Raine, M.J. Devaney, Michael Taylor, John Moynihan

Ian Hamilton

Clever Hearts: Desmond and Molly MacCarthy by Hugh Cecil and Mirabel Cecil. Gollancz, 320 pp., £18.95, July 1990, 0 575 03622 2

Ross McKibbin

The Alternative: Politics for a Change edited by Ben Pimlott, Anthony Wright and Tony Flower. W.H. Allen, 260 pp., £14.95, July 1990, 9781852271688

Peter Clarke

Ideas and Politics in Modern Britain edited by J.C.D. Clark. Macmillan, 271 pp., £40, July 1990, 0 333 51550 1
The Philosopher on Dover Beach by Roger Scruton. Carcanet, 344 pp., £18.95, June 1990, 0 85635 857 6

J. Arch Getty

Soviet Disunion: A History of the Nationalities Problem in the USSR by Bohdan Nahaylo and Victor Swoboda. Hamish Hamilton, 432 pp., £20, May 1990, 0 241 12540 5

Philip Robins

Engulfed

F.H. Hinsley

Other Losses: An Investigation into the Mass Deaths of German Prisoners of War after World War Two by James Bacque. Macdonald, 252 pp., £13.95, August 1990, 0 356 19136 2

Patrick O’Brian

The U-Boat War in the Atlantic 1939-1945 by Günter Hessler and introduced by Andrew Withers. HMSO, 396 pp., £30, October 1989, 0 11 772603 6
Business in Great Waters: The U-Boat Wars, 1916-1945 by John Terraine. Leo Cooper, 841 pp., £19.50, September 1989, 0 85052 760 0

John Bayley

A Wicked Irony: The Rhetoric of Lermontov’s ‘A Hero of Our Time’ by Andrew Barratt and A.D.P. Briggs. Bristol Classical Press, 139 pp., £25, May 1989, 1 85399 020 5
The Battle for Childhood: Creation of a Russian Myth by Andrew Baruch Wachtel. Stanford, 262 pp., $32.50, May 1990, 0 8047 1795 8

Don Coles

Poem: ‘Forests of the Medieval World’

J.P. Stern

Unmodern Observations by Friedrich Nietzsche, translated by Herbert Golder, Gary Brown and William Arrowsmith. Yale, 402 pp., £30, February 1990, 0 300 04311 2
The Importance of Nietzsche by Erich Heller. Chicago, 200 pp., £23.95, February 1989, 0 226 32637 3

Patricia Beer

Poem: ‘Cockcrow’

D.A.N. Jones

People of the Black Mountains. Vol. II: The Eggs of the Eagle by Raymond Williams. Chatto, 330 pp., £13.99, August 1990, 0 7011 3564 6
In the Blue Light of African Dreams by Paul Watkins. Heinemann, 282 pp., £13.99, August 1990, 0 09 174307 9
Friedrich Harris: Shooting the hero by Philip Purser. Quartet, 250 pp., £12.95, May 1990, 0 7043 2759 7
The Journey Home by Dermot Bolger. Viking, 294 pp., £13.99, June 1990, 0 670 83215 4
Evenings at Mongini’s by Russell Lucas. Heinemann, 262 pp., £12.95, January 1990, 0 434 43646 1

Dinah Birch

The Sign of Angellica: Women, Writing and Fiction, 1660-1800 by Janet Todd. Virago, 328 pp., £12.99, April 1989, 0 86068 576 4
Uneven Developments: The Ideological Work of Gender in Mid-Victorian Britain by Mary Poovey. Virago, 282 pp., £12.99, February 1989, 1 85381 035 5
The Woman Question. Society and Literature In Britain and America, 1837-1883: Vols I-III edited by Elizabeth Helsinger, Robin Lauterbach Sheets and William Veeder. Chicago, 146 pp., £7.95, February 1989, 0 226 32666 7
Sexual Science: The Victorian Construction of Womanhood by Cynthia Eagle Russett. Harvard, 245 pp., £15.95, June 1989, 9780674802902

John Lanchester

Diary: Bad Trips in Cumbria

Philip Horne

Henry James and Edith Wharton: Letters 1900-1915 edited by Lyall Powers. Weidenfeld, 412 pp., £25, May 1990, 9780297810605

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