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Vol. 18 No. 7 · 4 April 1996

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Lorna Sage

Remake by Christine Brooke-Rose. Carcanet, 172 pp., £9.95, February 1996, 1 85754 222 3

Letters

Julia Tennyson, James Wood, David Edgerton, K.W.C. Sinclair-Loutit, Brendan MacCarthy, Michael Brearlely, Margit Malmstrom

Margaret Anne Doody

Delphine by Germaine de Staël, translated by Avriel Goldberger. Northern Illinois, 468 pp., $50, September 1995, 0 87580 200 1

John Burnside

Six Poems

Frank Kermode

Bertrand Russell: The Spirit of Solitude by Ray Monk. Cape, 720 pp., £25, April 1996, 0 224 03026 4

John Lloyd

Aphrodite bends over Stalin

Hugo Williams

Five Poems

Fredric Jameson

The Invisible in Architecture edited by Ole Bouman and Roemer van Toorn. Academy, 516 pp., $115, February 1994, 1 85490 285 7
The Classical Vernacular: Architectural Principles in an Age of Nihilism by Roger Scruton. Carcanet, 158 pp., £19.95, October 1994, 1 85754 054 9

Peter Campbell

Oceanic Art by Nicholas Thomas. Thames and Hudson, 216 pp., £6.95, May 1995, 0 500 20281 8

Rob Nixon

A Month and a Day: A Detention Diary by Ken Saro-Wiwa. Penguin, 256 pp., £6.99, December 1995, 9780140258684

John Bossy

The New Oxford History of England. Vol. II: The Later Tudors by Penry Williams. Oxford, 628 pp., £25, September 1995, 0 19 822820 1

James Fletcher

The Messiaen Companion edited by Peter Hill. Faber, 581 pp., £40, March 1995, 0 571 17033 1
Olivier Messiaen: Music and Colour. Conversations with Claude Samuel translated by Thomas Glasow. Amadeus, 296 pp., $29.95, May 1994, 0 931340 67 5

Hilary Mantel

Behind the Scenes at the Museum by Kate Atkinson. Black Swan, 382 pp., £6.99, January 1996, 0 552 99618 1

Michael Wood

Nip the Buds, Shoot the Kids by Kenzaburo Oë, translated by Paul St John Mackintosh and Maki Sugiyama. Boyars, 189 pp., £14.95, May 1995, 0 7145 2997 4
A Personal Matter by Kenzaburo Oë, translated by John Nathan. Picador, 165 pp., £5.99, January 1996, 0 330 34435 8
Hiroshima Notes by Kenzaburo Oë, translated by David Swain and Toshi Yonezawa. Boyars, 192 pp., £14.95, August 1995, 0 7145 3007 7

Mary Beard

Diary: On Moving

Raymond Tallis

Crossing Frontiers: Gerontology Emerges as a Science by Andrew Achenbaum. Cambridge, 278 pp., £35, November 1995, 0 521 48194 5

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