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Vol. 21 No. 22 · 11 November 1999

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Vol. 21 No. 22 · 11 November 1999

Alison Light

Flush by Virginia Woolf, edited by Elizabeth Steele. Blackwell, 123 pp., £50, December 1998, 0 631 17729 9
Timbuktu by Paul Auster. Faber, 186 pp., £12.99, June 1999, 0 571 19197 5

Letters

Tim Minogue, D.J. Richards, Paul Trewhela, R.W. Johnson, Steven Rose, Arnold Rattenbury, Alan Myers

Charles Simic

Two Poems

Frank Kermode

Darwin's Worms by Adam Phillips. Faber, 148 pp., £7.99, November 1999, 0 571 20003 6

John Bossy

Marx on Suicide edited by Eric Plaut and Kevin Anderson, translated by Gabrielle Edgcomb. Northwestern, 152 pp., £11.20, May 1999, 0 8101 1632 4
Suicide in the Middle Ages, Vol I: The Violent Against Themselves by Alexander Murray. Oxford, 510 pp., £30, January 1999, 0 19 820539 2
A History of Suicide: Voluntary Death in Western Culture by Georges Minois, translated by Lydia Cochrane. Johns Hopkins, 420 pp., £30, December 1998, 0 8018 5919 0

Patrick Collinson

The World of the Favourite edited by J.H. Elliott and L.W.B. Brockliss. Yale, 320 pp., £35, June 1999, 0 300 07644 4
The Polarisation of Elizabethan Politics: The Political Career of Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, 1585-97 by Paul Hammer. Cambridge, 468 pp., £45, June 1999, 0 521 43485 8

Colin Burrow

Henry Howard, the Poet Earl of Surrey: A Life by W.A. Sessions. Oxford, 448 pp., £60, March 1999, 9780198186243

Terry Eagleton

Beowulf translated by Seamus Heaney. Faber, 104 pp., £14.99, October 1999, 9780571201136

Alex de Waal

Soldiers of Diplomacy: The United Nations, Peacekeeping and the New World Order by Jocelyn Coulon. Toronto, 231 pp., £26, October 1998, 0 8020 0899 2
Hard Choices: Moral Dilemmas in Humanitarian Intervention edited by Jonathan Moore. Rowman and Littlefield, 320 pp., £18.95, December 1998, 0 8476 9031 8
New and Old Wars: Organised Violence in the Global Era by Mary Kaldor. Polity, 200 pp., £13.99, December 1998, 0 7456 2067 1

Douglas Johnson

A Les Trósors Retrouvós de la ‘Revue des deux Mondes’ edited by Jeanne Causse and Bruno de Cessole. Maisonneuve, 582 pp., frs 185, January 1999, 2 7068 1353 9
La Guerre d’Algórie par les Documents. Vol. II: Les Portes de la Guerre, 10 Mars 1946 à 31 Dócembre 1954 edited by Jean-Charles Jauffret. Service Historique de l’Armóe de Terre, 1023 pp., September 1998, 2 86323 113 8
De Gaulle et L’Algóerie: Mon Tómoinage 1960-62 by Jean Morin. Albin Michel, 387 pp., frs 140, January 1999, 2 226 10672 3

Phyllis Birnbaum

A Diary of Darkness: The Wartime Diary of Kiyosawa Kiyoshi translated by Eugene Soviak. Princeton, 391 pp., £30, January 1999, 9780691001432

James Wood

Letters between a Father and Son by V.S. Naipaul. Little, Brown, 333 pp., £18.50, October 1999, 0 316 63988 5

John Sturrock

George Sand: A Woman’s Life Writ Large by Belinda Jack. Chatto, 412 pp., £20, August 1999, 0 7011 6647 9

David A. Bell

Lourdes: Body and Spirit in the Secular Age by Ruth Harris. Allen Lane, 473 pp., £25, April 1999, 0 7139 9186 0

Gabrielle Spiegel

The Lord’s First Night: The Myth of the Droit de Cuissage by Alain Boureau, translated by Lydia Cochrane. Chicago, 310 pp., £15.25, September 1998, 0 226 06743 2

David Wootton

Shaman of Oberstdorf: Chonrad Stoeckhlin and the Phantoms of the Night by Wolfgang Behringer, translated by H.C.Erik Midelfort. Virginia, 203 pp., £14.50, September 1998, 0 8139 1853 7
Thinking with Demons: The Idea of Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe by Stuart Clark. Oxford, 845 pp., £25, October 1999, 0 19 820001 3
Witchcraft in Tudor and Stuart England by Alan Macfarlane. Routledge, 368 pp., £55, April 1999, 0 415 19611 6
The Bewitching of Anne Gunter: A Horrible and True Story of Football, Witchcraft, Murder and the King of England by James Sharpe. Profile, 256 pp., £16.99, November 1999, 9781861970480

J.D.F. Jones

Ladysmith by Giles Foden. Faber, 366 pp., £9.99, September 1999, 0 571 19733 7
Manly Pursuits by Ann Harries. Bloomsbury, 340 pp., £15.99, March 1999, 0 7475 4293 7

Stephen Sedley

Diary: Judges’ Lodgings

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