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Vol. 19 No. 10 · 22 May 1997

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

John Sutherland

The Turner Diaries by ‘Andrew Macdonald’. National Vauguard Books, 211 pp., $12.95, May 1978, 0 937944 02 5

Letters

Mark Harris, John Griffith, Michael Walker, Yugo Kovach, A.C. Hall, Ethan Casey, John Foot, Nicolas Walter, W.L. Smith, Roland John, Anna Martin, Keith Flett

Michael Wood

The Farewell Symphony by Edmund White. Chatto, 504 pp., £16.99, May 1997, 0 7011 3621 9

Lavinia Greenlaw

Four Poems

Colm Tóibín

Sex, Nation and Dissent in Irish Writing edited by Éibhear Walshe. Cork, 210 pp., £40, April 1997, 1 85918 013 2
Gooddbye to Catholic Ireland by Mary Kenny. Sinclair-Stevenson, 320 pp., £20, March 1997, 1 85619 751 4

John Bayley

Citizen Lord: Edward Fitzgerald 1763-98 by Stella Tillyard. Chatto, 336 pp., £16.99, May 1997, 0 7011 6538 3

Murray Sayle

Stalin’s Spy: Richard Sorge and the Tokyo Espionage Ring by Robert Whymant. Tauris, 368 pp., £25, October 1996, 1 86064 044 3

Greg Dening

Gauguin’s Skirt by Stephen Eisenman. Thames and Hudson, 232 pp., £19.95, April 1997, 0 500 01766 2

Lorna Scott Fox

Texaco by Patrick Chamoiseau, translated by Rose-Myriam Réjouis. Granta, 401 pp., £15.99, March 1997, 1 86207 007 5
School Days by Patrick Chamoiseau, translated by Linda Coverdale. Nebraska, 156 pp., $13, March 1997, 0 8032 6376 7

Hilary Mantel

Story: ‘Terminus’

Mark Ford

Genius in Its Pure State

Hari Kunzru

Altered State: The Story of Ecstasy Culture and Acid House by Matthew Collin and John Godfrey. Serpent’s Tail, 314 pp., £18.99, April 1997, 1 85242 377 3
Disco Biscuits edited by Jane Champion. Sceptre, 300 pp., £6.99, February 1997, 0 340 68265 5

Stephen Sedley

Persons Aggrieved

Ian Hamilton

Diary: Who will blow it?

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