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Vol. 14 No. 16 · 20 August 1992

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Vol. 14 No. 16 · 20 August 1992

P.N. Furbank

A Place of Greater Safety by Hilary Mantel. Viking, 896 pp., £15.99, September 1992, 0 670 84545 0

Letters

W. Thompson, David Wright, Christopher Reid, Michael Horovitz, Edward Wilson, Kurt Vonnegut, Robert Allen, John McMurtry, E.J. Mishan, Mark Taylor, J.L. Sievert, David Jesson-Dibley, Colin McGinn, Angela Lambert

Paul Foot

Claire clairmont and the Shelleys by Robert Gittings and Jo Manton. Oxford, 281 pp., £20, April 1992, 0 19 818594 4
Mab’s Daughters by Judith Chernaik. Pan, 229 pp., £5.99, July 1992, 0 330 32379 2

Norman Hampson

Diderot: A Critical Biography by P.N. Furbank. Secker, 524 pp., £25, February 1992, 0 436 16853 7
This is not a Story and Other Stories by Denis Diderot, translated by P.N. Furbank. Missouri, 166 pp., £22, December 1991, 0 8262 0815 0
Diderot: Political Writings edited by John Hope Mason and Robert Wokler. Cambridge, 225 pp., £30, May 1992, 0 521 36044 7

Stephen Sackur

Deterring Democracy by Noam Chomsky. Vintage, 453 pp., £7.99, April 1992, 0 09 913501 9
Illusions of Triumph: An Arab View of the Gulf War by Mohamed Heikal. HarperCollins, 350 pp., £16.99, April 1992, 0 00 255014 8
The Imperial Temptation by Robert Tucker and David Hendrickson. Council on Foreign Relations Press, 240 pp., $22.50, June 1992, 0 87609 118 4

E.S. Turner

Quartered Safe Out Here: A Recollection of the War in Burma by George MacDonald Fraser. Harvill, 255 pp., £16, June 1992, 0 00 272660 2
Tyrants and Mountains: A Reckless Life by Denis Hills. Murray, 262 pp., £19.95, June 1992, 0 7195 4640 0

Mary Beard

Origins of the Sacred: The Ecstasies of Love and War by Dudley Young. Little, Brown, 379 pp., £16.99, May 1992, 0 356 20628 9

Paul Delany

Oh Canada! Oh Quebec! Requiem for a Divided Country by Mordecai Richler. Chatto, 277 pp., £13.99, June 1992, 0 7011 4673 7

Nicholas Wade

Big Science: The Growth of Large-Scale Research edited by Peter Galison and Bruce Helvy. Stanford, 392 pp., $45, April 1992, 0 8047 1879 2
The Code of Codes edited by Daniel Kevles and Leroy Hood. Harvard, 397 pp., £23.95, June 1992, 0 674 13645 4

John Barrow

Niels Bohr’s Times, in Physics, Philosophy and Polity by Abraham Pais. Oxford, 656 pp., £25, October 1991, 0 19 852049 2

Marina Warner

Medieval Misogyny and the Invention of Western Romantic Love by Howard Bloch. Chicago, 308 pp., £14.95, February 1992, 0 226 05973 1
Women of the Renaissance by Margaret King. Chicago, 328 pp., £13.50, December 1991, 0 226 43618 7
The Lady as Saint: A Collection of French Hagiographical Romances of the 13th Century by Brigitte Cazelles. Pennsylvania, 320 pp., £35, November 1991, 9780812230994
Heavenly Supper: The Story of Maria Janis by Fulvio Tomizza, translated by Anne Jacobson Shutte. Chicago, 184 pp., £19.95, December 1991, 0 226 80789 4
Oppositional Voices: Women as Writers and Translators of Literature in the English Renaissance by Tina Krontiris. Routledge, 192 pp., £25, April 1992, 0 415 06329 9

Simon Armitage

Poem: ‘Of Two Knights Stationed in Neighbouring Castles’

Ronald Fraser

The Interior Castle: A Life of Gerald Brenan by Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy. Sinclair-Stevenson, 660 pp., £25, July 1992, 1 85619 137 0

Ruth Bernard Yeazell

The Sexual Education of Edith Wharton by Gloria Erlich. California, 210 pp., £13.95, May 1992, 0 520 07583 8

Patrick Parrinder

Past Tenses: Essays on Writing, Autobiography and History by Carolyn Steedman. Rivers Oram, 224 pp., £22, June 1992, 1 85489 021 2

Patricia Beer

Sleepwalker in a Fog by Tatyana Tolstaya, translated by Jamey Gambrell. Virago, 192 pp., £13.99, April 1992, 1 85381 305 2

Christopher Hitchens

Diary: In Washington

D.A.N. Jones

Dear Departed: A Memoir by Marguerite Yourcenar, translated by Maria Louise Ascher. Aidan Ellis, 346 pp., £18, April 1992, 0 85628 186 7
Anna, Soror by Marguerite Yourcenar, translated by Walter Kaiser. Harvill, 256 pp., £7.99, May 1992, 0 00 271222 9
That Mighty Sculptor, Time by Marguerite Yourcenar, translated by Walter Kaiser. Aidan Ellis, 224 pp., £18, June 1992, 9780856281594
Coming into the End Zone: A Memoir by Doris Grumbach. Norton, 256 pp., £13.95, April 1992, 0 393 03009 1
Anything Once by Joan Wyndham. Sinclair-Stevenson, 178 pp., £15.95, March 1992, 9781856191296
Within Tuscany by Matthew Spender. Viking, 366 pp., £16.99, April 1992, 0 670 83836 5

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