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Vol. 19 No. 17 · 4 September 1997

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Vol. 19 No. 17 · 4 September 1997

Linda Colley

Edmund Burke: A Life in Caricature by Nicholas Robinson. Yale, 214 pp., £30, October 1996, 0 300 06801 8
The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke. Vol. III: Party, Parliament and the American War 1774-80 edited by Warren Elofson and John Woods. Oxford, 713 pp., £75, September 1996, 0 19 822414 1
Edmund Burke and India: Political Morality and Empire by Frederick Whelan. Pittsburgh, 384 pp., £39.95, December 1996, 0 8229 3927 4

Letters

Kenneth Blake, Sam Tanenhaus, Robert Ostermann, Timothy Barnard, Ronald Fraser, Terry Gifford, L.G. Norman

Terry Eagleton

Modern British Utopias 1700-1850 by Gregory Claeys. Pickering & Chatto, 4128 pp., £550, March 1997, 1 85196 319 7

Michael Wood

Enduring Love by Ian McEwan. Cape, 247 pp., £15.99, September 1997, 0 224 05031 1

John Bayley

Selected Letters of George Meredith edited by Mohammad Shaheen. Macmillan, 312 pp., £47.50, April 1997, 0 333 56349 2

Alan Bennett

K.B. McFarlane is remembered by Alan Bennett, his former student, and the life of a Forties Oxford don is evoked in two of his letters

Simon Walker

Richard II by Nigel Saul. Yale, 528 pp., £25, April 1997, 0 300 07003 9

Anthony Thwaite

Poem: ‘Elegiac Stanzas’

Martha Nussbaum

Living High and Letting Die: Our Illusion of Innocence by Peter Unger. Oxford, 187 pp., £35, October 1996, 0 19 507584 6

E.S. Turner

The Fu Manchu Omnibus: Vol. II by Sax Rohmer. Allison and Busby, 630 pp., £9.99, June 1997, 0 7490 0222 0

Don Coles

Poem: ‘Botanical Gardens’

Armand Marie Leroi

Guns, Germs and Steel by Jared Diamond. Cape, 480 pp., £18.99, April 1997, 0 224 03809 5
Why is Sex Fun? The Evolution of Human Sexuality by Jared Diamond. Weidenfeld, 176 pp., £11.99, July 1997, 0 297 81775 2

Walter Gratzer

The End of Science by John Horgan. Little, Brown, 324 pp., £18.99, May 1997, 0 316 64052 2

Anna Vaux

Out Of Me: The Story of a Postnatal Breakdown by Fiona Shaw. Viking, 224 pp., £15.99, April 1997, 0 670 87104 4

Michael Rogin

Raymond Chandler: A Biography by Tom Hiney. Chatto, 310 pp., £16.99, May 1997, 0 7011 6310 0
Raymond Chandler Speaking edited by Dorothy Gardiner and Kathrine Sorley Walker. California, 288 pp., £10.95, May 1997, 0 520 20835 8

Lulu Norman

Diary: In Ethiopia

Tim Atkin

Science, Vine and Wine in Modern France by Harry Paul. Cambridge, 355 pp., £45, April 1997, 0 521 49745 0

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