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Vol. 17 No. 23 · 30 November 1995

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Vol. 17 No. 23 · 30 November 1995

Colm Tóibín

On (Not) Saying What You Mean

Letters

Min Wild, Wendy Hammond, Anthony Barnett, J.R. Evenhuis, Benedict Anderson, Rosemary Hill, Bernard Cashman, Ruth Murr, Will Podmore, Warren Keith Wright, Boris Ford, Nicholas Jacobs, Robert Sargent, Jean Heffernan

John Fuller

Poem: ‘Pyrosymphonie’

R.W. Johnson

SDP: The Birth, Life and Death of the Social Democratic Party by Ivor Crewe and Anthony King. Oxford, 611 pp., £25, November 1995, 0 19 828050 5

Paul Foot

The New Untouchables: Immigration and the New World Worker by Nigel Harris. Tauris, 256 pp., £25, October 1995, 1 85043 956 7
The Cambridge Survey of World Migration edited by Robin Cohen. Cambridge, 570 pp., £75, November 1995, 0 521 44405 5

Peter Clarke

Gladstone by Roy Jenkins. Macmillan, 698 pp., £20, October 1995, 0 333 60216 1

Adam Mars-Jones

Homosexuality: A History by Colin Spencer. Fourth Estate, 448 pp., £20, September 1995, 1 85702 143 6
Virtually Normal: An Argument about Homosexuality by Andrew Sullivan. Picador, 224 pp., £14.99, October 1995, 0 330 34453 6
Saint Foucault: Towards a Gay Hagiography by David Halperin. Oxford, 246 pp., £14.99, September 1995, 0 19 509371 2

E.S. Turner

Noël Coward: A Biography by Philip Hoare. Sinclair-Stevenson, 605 pp., £25, November 1995, 1 85619 265 2

John Lloyd

In Fear and Trembling to the Polls

Avi Shlaim

Intimate Enemies: Jews and Arabs in a Shared Land by Meron Benvenisti. California, 260 pp., £20, September 1995, 0 520 08567 1

Michael Wood

Belle du Seigneur by Albert Cohen, translated by David Coward. Viking, 974 pp., £20, November 1995, 9780670821877

C.K. Stead

Shards of Memory by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. Murray, 272 pp., £15.99, July 1995, 9780719555718

John Bayley

Byrne by Anthony Burgess. Hutchinson, 150 pp., £14.99, October 1995, 0 09 179204 5

Frank Kermode

My Mad Captains

T.H. Barrett

Did Marco Polo Go to China? by Frances Wood. Secker, 182 pp., £14.99, November 1995, 0 436 20166 6

Elisa Segrave

Diary: The bride wore fur

Peter Campbell

Shadows and Enlightenment by Michael Baxandall. Yale, 192 pp., £19.95, June 1995, 0 300 05979 5

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