Vol. 19 No. 8 · 24 April 1997

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Stephen Holmes

The Clash of Civilisations and the Remaking of World Order by Samuel Huntington. Simon and Schuster, 370 pp., £16.99, February 1997, 0 684 81164 2


Neil Forster, Paul Taylor, Richard Cummings, Fred Inglis, Andrew Sugden, Alex Drace-Francis, Adam Czerniawski, John Davis, Peter Browning, Christopher Small, Courtney Ann Cooper, Alastair Niven, Elizabeth Richardson, Matthew Hughes, Robert Ferguson, Robert Ostermann, Graham McCann, P.R. Bonnett, Keith Flett

Paul Durcan

Poem: ‘The King of Cats’

John Bayley

In Memoriam: V.S. Pritchett

Michael Wood

Tomorrow in the Battle Think on Me by Javier Marías, translated by Margaret Jull Costa. Harvill, 313 pp., £8.99, October 1996, 1 86046 199 9
The Club Dumas by Arturo Pérez-Reverte, translated by Sonia Soto. Harcourt Brace, 368 pp., $23, February 1997, 0 15 100182 0

Gaby Wood

The Foundation Pit by Andrei Platonov, translated by Robert Chandler and Geoffrey Smith. Harvill, 168 pp., £14.99, May 1996, 1 86046 049 6

Eric Korn

Huxley: Evolution’s High Priest by Adrian Desmond. Joseph, 372 pp., £20, March 1997, 0 7181 3882 1

Anthony Appiah

Congo Journey by Redmond O’Hanlon. Hamish Hamilton, 480 pp., £18, October 1996, 0 241 12768 8

Terry Eagleton

Justice, Nature and the Geography of Difference by David Harvey. Blackwell, 496 pp., £50, December 1996, 1 55786 680 5

Tom Nairn

Ghosts in the Palace

Simon Hoggart

Michael Heseltine: A Biography by Michael Crick. Hamish Hamilton, 496 pp., £20, February 1997, 0 241 13691 1

Andrew Johnston

Two Poems

Ian Hamilton

Just what are those teeth for?

Edward Luttwak

Diary: Just across the Water

E.S. Turner

The Bicycle by Pryor Dodge. Flammarion, 224 pp., £35, May 1996, 2 08 013551 1

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