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Vol. 16 No. 15 · 4 August 1994

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Peter Campbell

Wendy Doniger

Dearest Pet: On Bestiality by Midas Dekkers, translated by Paul Vincent. Verso, 208 pp., £18.95, June 1994, 0 86091 462 3

Letters

Amanda Craig, Dennis Wrong, Barry Mitchell, David Lewisohn, Damian Smyth, Sebastian Kraemer, Editor, ‘London Review’, Tristram Biggs, Edward Wilson, Nicholas Denyer

Jasper Rees

Jim Henson – The Works: The Art, the Magic, the Imagination by Christopher Finch. Aurum, 251 pp., £20, April 1994, 1 85410 296 6

Colm Tóibín

One Art: The Selected Letters of Elizabeth Bishop  Chatto, 668 pp., £25, April 1994, 0 7011 6195 7

Nicholas Spice

A Way in the World by V.S. Naipaul. Heinemann, 369 pp., £14.99, May 1994, 0 434 51029 7

Janette Turner Hospital

Debatable Land by Candia McWilliam. Bloomsbury, 216 pp., £15.99, June 1994, 0 7475 1708 8

Patrick O’Brian

Mr Bligh’s Bad Language: Passion, Power and Theatre on the ‘Bounty’ by Greg Dening. Canto, 445 pp., £7.95, April 1994, 0 521 46718 7
Admiral Satan: The Life and Campaigns of Suffren by Roderick Cavaliero. Tauris, 312 pp., £29.95, May 1994, 9781850436867

Robert Crawford

Four Poems

R.W. Johnson

Charles de Gaulle, Futurist of the Nation by Régis Debray, translated by John Howe. Verso, 111 pp., £29.95, April 1994, 0 86091 622 7
De Gaulle and 20th-Century France edited by Hugh Gough and John Horne. Edward Arnold, 158 pp., £12.99, March 1994, 0 340 58826 8
François Mitterrand: A Study in Political Leadership by Alistair Cole. Routledge, 216 pp., £19.99, March 1994, 0 415 07159 3

Patrice Higonnet

The Past in French History by Robert Gildea. Yale, 416 pp., £30, February 1994, 0 300 05799 7
La Gauche survivra-t-elle aux socialistes? by Jean-Marie Colombani. Flammarion, 213 pp., frs 105, March 1994, 2 08 066953 2

Svetlana Alpers

Dawn of the Golden Age: Northern Netherlandish Art, 1580-1620 by Wouter Kloek, translated by Michael Hoyle. Yale, 720 pp., £60, January 1994, 0 300 06016 5

Tom Shippey

Adolescence and Youth in Early Modern England by Ilana Krausman Ben-Amos. Yale, 335 pp., £25, April 1994, 0 300 05597 8

Jenny Wormald

Elizabeth I by Wallance MacCaffrey. Edward Arnold, 528 pp., £25, September 1993, 9780340561676

Mary-Kay Wilmers

Diary: Distant Relatives

Graham Robb

God’s Plagiarist: Being an Account of the Fabulous Industry and Irregular Commerce of the Abbé Migne by R. Howard Bloch. Chicago, 162 pp., £19.95, June 1994, 0 226 05970 7

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