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Vol. 19 No. 2 · 23 January 1997

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Vol. 19 No. 2 · 23 January 1997

Jacqueline Rose

Virginia Woolf by Hermione Lee. Chatto, 722 pp., £20, September 1996, 0 7011 6507 3

Letters

Mark Harris, Barbara Smoker, Irving Louis Horowitz, Grahame White, Harold Teichman, Haig of Bemersyde, D.J. Walsh, Montagu Bream, Douglas Johnson, Ira Katznelson, Mary Lefkowitz, Philip Hoy, Nicolas Walter, Anthony Quinton, Martin Norden, Simon Currie, Tim Sanders, Gordon Kerry, Christopher Hitchens, Keith Flett

R.W. Johnson

Enoch Powell by Robert Shepherd. Hutchinson, 564 pp., £25, October 1996, 0 09 179208 8

Mary Beard

Compromising Traditions: The Personal Voice in Classical Scholarship edited by J.P. Hallett and T. van Nortwick. Routledge, 196 pp., £42.50, November 1996, 0 415 14284 9

Ruth Padel

Putting the Words into Women’s Mouths

James Davidson

Hellenism and Empire: Language, Classicism and Power in the Greek World, AD 50-250 by Simon Swain. Oxford, 499 pp., £50, April 1996, 0 19 814772 4

John Burnside

Two Poems

Peter Pulzer

Hitler’s Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust by Daniel Jonah Goldhagen. Little, Brown, 622 pp., £20, March 1996, 0 316 87942 8

Jonathan Parry

Disraeli: A Brief Life by Paul Smith. Cambridge, 246 pp., £25, September 1996, 0 521 38150 9

Donald MacKenzie

Wasting Assets

Iain Sinclair

Mr Nice: An Autobiography by Howard Marks. Secker, 466 pp., £16.99, September 1996, 0 436 20305 7
Pulp Election: The Booker Prize Fix by Carmen St Keeldare. Bluedove, 225 pp., £12.99, September 1996, 0 9528298 0 0

Lorna Scott Fox

Diary: Reality in the Aguascalientes

Hilary Mantel

Flickerbook by Leila Berg. Granta, 256 pp., £15.99, January 1997, 1 86207 004 0

Walter McDonald

Poem: ‘Uncle Earl’s Wind River Ranch’

Paul Groves

Poem: ‘Applied Mathematics’

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