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Vol. 14 No. 18 · 24 September 1992

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Vol. 14 No. 18 · 24 September 1992

Nicholas Spice

The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje. Bloomsbury, 307 pp., £14.99, September 1992, 9780747512547

Letters

Blair Ewing, Robert Allen, Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy, Gerald Long, P.N. Furbank, Ian Taylor, Dudley Young, Joan Anholt, Alan Rudrum

Anne Hollander

Kafka’s Clothes: Ornament and Aestheticism in the Habsburg ‘Fin-de-Siècle’ by Mark Anderson. Oxford, 231 pp., £30, May 1992, 0 19 815162 4

Perry Anderson

Rationalism in Politics, and Other Essays by Michael Oakeshott, edited by Timothy Fuller. Liberty, 556 pp., $24, October 1991, 0 86597 094 7

Peter Clarke

Tony Benn by Jad Adams. Macmillan, 576 pp., £20, July 1992, 0 333 52558 2
The End of an Era: Diaries, 1980-1990 by Tony Benn, edited by Ruth Winstone. Hutchinson, 704 pp., £25, September 1992, 0 09 174857 7

Anne Summers

The Woman beneath the Skin: A Doctor’s Patients in 18th-Century Germany by Barbara Duden, translated by Thomas Dunlap. Harvard, 241 pp., £19.95, September 1991, 0 674 95403 3
The Nature of their Bodies: Women and their Doctors in Victorian Canada by Wendy Mitchinson. Toronto, 474 pp., £40, August 1991, 0 8020 5901 5
Hidden Anxieties: Male Sexuality, 1900-1950 by Lesley Hall. Polity, 218 pp., £35, May 1991, 0 7456 0741 1

Randolph Quirk

Language, Self and Society: A Social History of Language edited by Peter Burke and Roy Porter. Polity, 358 pp., £45, December 1991, 0 7456 0765 9
Images of English: A Cultural History of the Language by Richard Bailey. Cambridge, 329 pp., £16.95, March 1992, 0 521 41572 1
The Oxford Companion to the English Language edited by Tom McArthur and Feri McArthur. Oxford, 1184 pp., £25, September 1992, 9780192141835
The History of the English Language: A Source Book by David Burnley. Longman, 373 pp., £25, January 1992, 0 582 02522 2
The Cambridge History of the English Language. Vol. I: Beginnings to 1066 edited by Richard Hogg and Norman Blake. Cambridge, 609 pp., £60, August 1992, 9780521264747

Hugo Williams

Poem: ‘Sex’

Frank Kermode

The End of the Century at the End of the World by C.K. Stead. Harvill, 220 pp., £14.99, September 1992, 0 00 272662 9

John Sutherland

Doctor Criminale by Malcolm Bradbury. Secker, 343 pp., £14.99, September 1992, 0 436 20115 1
The Promise of Light by Paul Watkins. Faber, 217 pp., £14.99, September 1992, 0 571 16715 2
The Absolution Game by Paul Sayer. Constable, 204 pp., £13.99, June 1992, 0 09 471460 6
The Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman by Louis de Bernières. Secker, 388 pp., £14.99, August 1992, 0 436 20114 3
Written on the Body by Jeanette Winterson. Cape, 190 pp., £13.99, September 1992, 0 224 03587 8

C.K. Stead

Woman of an Inner Sea by Thomas Keneally. Hodder, 284 pp., £14.99, July 1992, 0 340 53148 7

Mike Selvey

Diary: Dumping Gower

Jonathan Coe

The Last Magician by Janette Turner Hospital et al. Virago, 352 pp., £14.99, June 1992, 1 85381 325 7
Vinland by George Mackay Brown. Murray, 232 pp., £14.95, July 1992, 0 7195 5149 8

Jenny Turner

High Cotton by Darryl Pinckney. Faber, 295 pp., £14.99, August 1992, 0 571 16491 9

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