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Vol. 21 No. 17 · 2 September 1999

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Peter Campbell

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Vol. 21 No. 17 · 2 September 1999

Charles Nicholl

Field of Bones

Letters

Brian Instone, Andrew Harrison, John Upton, Lorraine Daston, William Scammell, Jeremy Bernstein, John Clayton, Simon Darragh, Editor, ‘London Review’, Roger Hutchinson, Keith Flett, Christopher Campbell

Patricia Beer

Poem: ‘Where’er You Walk’

John Bayley

Indian Voices of the Great War: Soldiers’ Letters 1914-18 edited by David Omissi. Macmillan, 416 pp., £17.50, April 1999, 0 333 75144 2

Garret FitzGerald

What happened to Good Friday?

John Lloyd

The Lexus and the Olive Tree by Thomas Friedman. HarperCollins, 394 pp., £19.99, May 1999, 0 00 257014 9
Global Transformation by David Held and Anthony McGrew. Polity, 515 pp., £59.50, March 1999, 0 7456 1498 1

Joyce Carol Oates

Illumination and Night Glare: The Unfinished Autobiography of Carson McCullers edited by Carlos Dews. Wisconsin, 256 pp., £19.95, September 1999, 0 299 16440 3

Kenneth Silverman

Hemingway: The Thirties by Michael Reynolds. Norton, 360 pp., £9.95, October 1998, 0 393 31778 1
Hemingway: The Final Years by Michael Reynolds. Norton, 416 pp., £19.95, July 1999, 0 393 04748 2
True at First Light by Ernest Hemingway. Heinemann, 319 pp., £16.99, July 1999, 9780434008322

Richard Poirier

Ex-Friends by Norman Podhoretz. Free Press, 256 pp., $25, February 1999, 0 684 85594 1

Paul Henley

Man Corn: Cannibalism and Violence in the Prehistoric American South-West by Christy Turner and Jacqueline Turner. Utah, 512 pp., $60, January 1999, 9780874805666
Cannibalism and the Colonial World edited by Francis Barker and Peter Hulme. Cambridge, 309 pp., £13.95, August 1998, 0 521 62118 6
Cannibals: The Discovery and Representation of the Cannibal from Columbus to Jules Verne by Frank Lestringant, translated by Rosemary Morris. Polity, 256 pp., £39.50, April 1997, 0 7456 1697 6
Chronicles of the Guayakí Indians by Pierre Clastres, translated by Paul Auster. Faber, 256 pp., £9.99, June 1998, 0 571 19398 6

John Ray

The Epic of Gilgamesh: A New Translation by Andrew George. Allen Lane, 225 pp., £20, March 1999, 0 7139 9196 8

Andrew Hussey

The Situationist City by Simon Sadler. MIT, 248 pp., £24.95, March 1998, 0 262 19392 2

Hugo Williams

Three Poems

John Welch

Diary: My Analysis

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