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Vol. 12 No. 20 · 25 October 1990

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Vol. 12 No. 20 · 25 October 1990

Michael Howard

Impressions from a Journey in Central Europe

Letters

Malathy Sitaram, Jack Treiman, James Bacque, Basil Davidson, D.A. Slade, Paul Crichton, William Arrowsmith, J.P. Stern, Bruno Nightingale

Michael Hofmann

Two Poems

Christopher Huhne

Reflections on the Revolution in Europe by Ralf Dahrendorf. Chatto CounterBlast Special, 154 pp., £5.99, August 1990, 0 7011 3725 8

Ian Gilmour

The Economic Limits to Modern Politics edited by John Dunn. Polity, 274 pp., £35, July 1990, 0 7456 0827 2

Gordon Brown and Geoff Mulgan

The Competitive Advantage of Nations by Michael Porter. Macmillan, 855 pp., £25, May 1990, 0 333 51804 7

Martyn Crucefix

Poem: ‘Timewise’

Miriam Rothschild

The Ants by Bert Hölldobler and E.O. Wilson. Springer, 732 pp., DM 198, March 1990, 3 540 52092 9

Michael Young

Down with Age

Glyn Maxwell

Poem: ‘Got me’

John Griffith

Lord Denning: A Biography by Edmund Heward. Weidenfeld, 243 pp., £15, September 1990, 9780297811381

Paul Foot

No Other Choice by George Blake. Cape, 288 pp., £12.99, September 1990, 0 224 03067 1
Inside Intelligence by Anthony Cavendish. Collins, 181 pp., £12.95, October 1990, 9780002157421

Christopher Hitchens

Crossman: The Pursuit of Power by Anthony Howard. Cape, 361 pp., £15.95, October 1990, 0 224 02592 9

P.N. Furbank

A War Imagined: The First World War and English Culture by Samuel Hynes. Bodley Head, 514 pp., £20, October 1990, 0 370 30451 9
Killing in Verse and Prose, and Other Essays by Paul Fussell. Bellew, 294 pp., £9.95, October 1990, 0 947792 55 4

Fred D’Aguiar

Poem: ‘A Gift of a Rose’

John Bayley

Yours, Plum: The Letters of P.G. Wodehouse edited by Frances Donaldson. Hutchinson, 269 pp., £16.99, September 1990, 0 09 174639 6

Patrick Parrinder

Notes on the Underground: An Essay on Technology, Society and the Imagination by Rosalind Williams. MIT, 265 pp., £22.50, March 1990, 9780262231459
The Mask of the Prophet: The Extraordinary Fictions of Jules Verne by Andrew Martin. Oxford, 222 pp., £27.50, May 1990, 0 19 815798 3

Gavin Ewart

Cat Poems

John Sutherland

The Kiss of Lamourette: Reflections in Cultural History by Robert Darnton. Faber, 393 pp., £25, September 1990, 0 571 14423 3

William Rodgers

Diary: Party Conference Jamboree

Julian Symons

Paul Scott: A Life by Hilary Spurling. Hutchinson, 429 pp., £16.99, October 1990, 0 09 173984 5
Paul Scott’s Raj by Robin Moore. Heinemann, 246 pp., £18.50, October 1990, 0 434 47588 2

Walter Nash

The Twitter Machine: Reflections on Language by Neil Smith. Blackwell, 275 pp., £9.95, September 1989, 0 631 16926 1
English in Use by Randolph Quirk and Gabriele Stein. Longman, 262 pp., £17.95, September 1990, 0 582 06612 3

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