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Vol. 20 No. 24 · 10 December 1998

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Vol. 20 No. 24 · 10 December 1998

Edmund White

Andre Gide: A Life in the Present by Alan Sheridan. Hamish Hamilton, 708 pp., £25, October 1998, 0 241 12729 7
Andre Gide ou la vocation du bonheur. Tome 1, 1869-1911 by Claude Martin. Fayard, 699 pp., frs 180, September 1998, 2 213 02309 3

Letters

Roger Scruton, Stephen Vizinczey, Sylvia Lawson, J.B. Paul, Alexis Lykiard, Diana Hendry, Peter Claus, David Craig, Richard Boston, T.H. Barrett, Mat Pires, Nicolas Walter

Ian Gilmour

This Blessed Plot: Britain and Europe from Churchill to Blair by Hugo Young. Macmillan, 558 pp., £20, November 1998, 0 333 57992 5

David A. Bell

The Perfidy of Albion: French Perceptions of England during the French Revolution by Norman Hampson. Macmillan, 210 pp., £40, June 1998, 0 333 73148 4
Poisoning the Minds of the Lower Orders by Don Herzog. Princeton, 472 pp., £18, September 1998, 0 691 04831 2

Peter Clarke

The Rise and Fall of Thatcherism

Andrew O’Hagan

Story: ‘Three Women’

Jenny Diski

Abraham on Trial: The Social Legacy of the Biblical Myth by Carol Delaney. Princeton, 333 pp., £19.95, December 1998, 0 691 05985 3

Jamie McKendrick

Poem: ‘Basilisk’

Gabriele Annan

Alma Mahler-Werfel: The Diaries 1898-1902 translated by Antony Beaumont. Faber, 512 pp., £25, November 1998, 0 571 19340 4

Rebecca Mead

Birds of America by Lorrie Moore. Faber, 291 pp., £9.99, November 1998, 0 571 19529 6

Elaine Showalter

Between Us Girls by Joe Orton. Hern, 224 pp., £14.99, October 1998, 1 85459 374 9
‘Fred & Madge’ and ‘The Visitors’ by Joe Orton. Hern, 224 pp., £12.99, October 1998, 1 85459 354 4

John Burnside

Happy like Murderers by Gordon Burn. Faber, 390 pp., £17.99, September 1998, 0 571 19546 6

Zoë Heller

Vivienne Westwood: An Unfashionable Life by Jane Mulvagh. HarperCollins, 402 pp., £19.99, September 1998, 0 00 255625 1

W.G. Runciman

Diary: You had better look out

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