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Vol. 13 No. 6 · 21 March 1991

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Glen Baxter

Ian Hamilton

Memoirs by Kingsley Amis. Hutchinson, 346 pp., £16.99, March 1991, 0 09 174533 0

Letters

John Thomson, David Bull, Alexander Cockburn, James Rusbridger, Phil Edwards, John Greer Nicholson, Nicolas Walter, E.L. Smith

Lynn Barber

The Journalist and the Murderer by Janet Malcolm. Bloomsbury, 163 pp., £12.99, January 1991, 0 7475 0759 7

Karl Miller

Warrenpoint by Denis Donoghue. Cape, 193 pp., £12.99, March 1991, 0 224 03084 1
Darkness Visible by William Styron. Cape, 84 pp., £8.99, March 1991, 0 224 03045 0

Peter Pulzer

Ever Closer Union: Britain’s Destiny in Europe by Hugh Thomas. Hutchinson, 96 pp., £7.99, January 1991, 0 09 174908 5
The Challenge of Europe: Can Britain win? by Michael Heseltine. Pan, 226 pp., £5.99, February 1991, 9780330314367

Donald Davie

The Oxford Book of Essays edited by John Gross. Oxford, 680 pp., £17.95, February 1991, 0 19 214185 6

David Trotter

Intertextual Dynamics within the Literary Group: Joyce, Lewis, Pound and Eliot by Dennis Brown. Macmillan, 230 pp., £35, November 1990, 9780333516461
An Immodest Violet: The Life of Violet Hunt by Joan Hardwick. Deutsch, 205 pp., £14.99, November 1990, 0 233 98639 1

Alistair Elliot

Two Poems

Michael Brock

The Letters of Rudyard Kipling. Vol I: 1872-1889 edited by Thomas Pinney. Macmillan, 386 pp., £45, November 1990, 0 333 36086 9
The Letters of Rudyard Kipling. Vol II: 1890-1899 edited by Thomas Pinney. Macmillan, 386 pp., £45, November 1990, 0 333 36087 7

Henry Reed

Poem: ‘Psychological Warfare’

Margaret Anne Doody

Henry James and Revision by Philip Horne. Oxford, 373 pp., £40, December 1990, 0 19 812871 1

Charles Rzepka

The Puritan-Provincial Vision: Scottish and American Literature in the 19th Century by Susan Manning. Cambridge, 270 pp., £32.50, May 1990, 0 521 37237 2

Glen Baxter

Yodelling in Heaven

Rosemary Ashton

The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle, Duke–Edinburgh Edition. Vols XVI-XVIII: 1843-4 edited by Clyde Ryals and Kenneth Fielding. Duke, 331 pp., £35.65, July 1990, 9780822309192

Peter Campbell

Asya by Michael Ignatieff. Chatto, 313 pp., £13.99, February 1991, 0 7011 3509 3
Health and Happiness by Diane Johnson. Chatto, 260 pp., £13.99, January 1991, 0 7011 3597 2
Happenstance by Carol Shields. Fourth Estate, 388 pp., £13.99, March 1991, 1 872180 08 6

Anthony Parsons

Diary: Lessons from the Gulf

John Sutherland

Francesca by Roger Scruton. Sinclair-Stevenson, 236 pp., £13.95, February 1991, 9781856190480
Slave of the Passions by Deirdre Wilson. Picador, 251 pp., £14.99, February 1991, 0 330 31788 1
The Invisible Worm by Jennifer Johnston. Sinclair-Stevenson, 182 pp., £12.95, February 1991, 1 85619 041 2
The Secret Pilgrim by John le Carré. Hodder, 335 pp., £14.95, January 1991, 0 340 54381 7

Susan Wicks

Poem: ‘Plates’

Neil Rennie

Poem: ‘Now read on’

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