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Vol. 16 No. 24 · 22 December 1994

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Vol. 16 No. 24 · 22 December 1994

Thomas Lynch

The Undertaking

Letters

Stephen Sedley, Graham Dransfield, Brian Stone, Tim Burford, Jörg Rademacher, Peter Brown, William Scammell, Christopher Hitchens, Helen Tookey

John Sturrock

Roland Barthes: A Biography by Louis-Jean Calvet, translated by Sarah Wykes. Polity, 291 pp., £25, October 1994, 9780745610177

Douglas Oliver

Poem: ‘The Unseeing Drum’

Frank Kermode

The Western Canon: The Books and School of the Ages by Harold Bloom. Harcourt Brace, 578 pp., £22, November 1994, 0 15 195747 9

Edward Luttwak

Programmed to Fail

Jonathan Parry

Curzon by David Gilmour. Murray, 684 pp., £25, October 1994, 0 7195 4834 9

Kathryn Tidrick

Younghusband: The Last Great Imperial Adventurer by Patrick French. HarperCollins, 440 pp., £20, October 1994, 0 00 215733 0

Peter Clarke and Maria Tippett

Is Quebec Crying Wolfe?

Ian Gilmour

War and Peace in the Middle East: A Critique of American Policy by Avi Shlaim. Viking, 147 pp., $17.95, June 1994, 0 670 85330 5

Robert Conquest

Stalin and the Bomb by David Holloway. Yale, 464 pp., £19.95, September 1994, 0 300 06056 4

Raymond Friel

Poem: ‘Father and Son’

James Buchan

Test of Greatness: Britain’s Struggle for the Atom Bomb by Brian Cathcart. Murray, 301 pp., £19.99, September 1994, 0 7195 5225 7

Iain Sinclair

Original Sin by P.D. James. Faber, 426 pp., £14.99, October 1994, 0 571 17253 9
Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem by Peter Ackroyd. Sinclair-Stevenson, 282 pp., £14.99, September 1994, 1 85619 507 4
The Hidden Files: An Autobiography by Derek Raymond. Warner, 342 pp., £5.99, December 1994, 0 7515 1184 6
Not till the Red Fog Rises by Derek Raymond. Little, Brown, 248 pp., £15.99, December 1994, 0 316 91014 7

Hilary Mantel

Under My Skin by Doris Lessing. HarperCollins, 419 pp., £20, October 1994, 9780002555456

Adam Phillips

The Experts

Stephen Smith

Diary: Make sure you sound British

Gareth Stedman Jones

Private Lives, Public Spirit: A Social History of Britain 1870-1914 by José Harris. Oxford, 283 pp., £17.95, June 1993, 0 19 820412 4

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