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Vol. 17 No. 19 · 5 October 1995

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Vol. 17 No. 19 · 5 October 1995

Andrew O’Hagan

Jack Kerouac: Selected Letters 1940-56 edited by Ann Charters. Viking, 629 pp., £25, August 1995, 0 670 84952 9

Letters

Claudia Johnson, J. Woolley, Tom Nairn, Peter McDonald, Jim Fenton, Steven Rose, Alan Clarke, Geoffrey Gait Harpham, Keith Flett, Alan Gabbey

Frank Kermode

The Blue Flower by Penelope Fitzgerald. Flamingo, 226 pp., £14.99, September 1995, 0 00 223912 4

Jonathan Coe

The Island of the Day Before by Umberto Eco. Secker, 513 pp., £16.99, October 1995, 0 436 20270 0

Alan Ross

Poem: ‘Monkeys at Rewa’

Lorna Sage

The Ghost Road by Pat Barker. Viking, 196 pp., £15, September 1995, 0 670 85489 1

David Cannadine

Royal Bounty: The Making of a Welfare Monarchy by Frank Prochaska. Yale, 352 pp., £19.95, October 1995, 0 300 06453 5

Michael Mason

The Village that Died for England by Patrick Wright. Cape, 420 pp., £17.99, March 1995, 0 224 03886 9

E.S. Turner

The Railway Man by Eric Lomax. Cape, 278 pp., £15.99, August 1995, 0 224 04187 8

John Barber

Lenin: His Life and Legacy by Dmitri Volkogonov, translated and edited by Harold Shukman. HarperCollins, 529 pp., £25, October 1994, 0 00 255270 1
Lenin: A Political Life. Vol. III: The Iron Ring by Robert Service. Macmillan, 393 pp., £45, January 1995, 0 333 29392 4

Leslie Wilson

The Private Life of Chairman Mao by Li Zhisui, translated by Tai Hung-Chao. Chatto, 682 pp., £20, November 1994, 0 7011 4018 6

William Empson

Moonlight Robbery: China 1938

Anthony Grafton

Impolite Learning: Conduct and Community in the Republic of Letters, 1680-1750 by Anne Goldgar. Yale, 295 pp., £25, June 1995, 0 300 05359 2

David Trotter

Modernist Quartet by Frank Lentricchia. Cambridge, 305 pp., £35, November 1994, 0 521 47004 8

Patrick Parrinder

The Black Book by Orhan Pamuk, translated by Güneli Gün. Faber, 400 pp., £14.99, July 1995, 0 571 16892 2

Zachary Leader

The Paperboy by Pete Dexter. Viking, 307 pp., £15, May 1995, 0 670 86066 2
Third and Indiana by Steve Lopez. Viking, 305 pp., £10.99, April 1995, 0 670 86132 4

Iain Sinclair

Vale Royal by Aidan Dun. Goldmark, 130 pp., £22.50, July 1995

Mel Kernahan

Diary: Nuclear Tests in Tahiti

Arthur Goldhammer

The Private Science of Louis Pasteur by Gerald Geison. Princeton, 378 pp., £24.95, June 1995, 0 691 03442 7
Louis Pasteur by Patrice Debré. Flammarion, 559 pp., frs 145, January 1995, 2 08 066646 0
Pasteur by Pierre Darmon. Fayard, 430 pp., frs 150, February 1995, 9782213594040

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