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Vol. 26 No. 23 · 2 December 2004

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Vol. 26 No. 23 · 2 December 2004

Neal Ascherson

The Prophet Armed: Trotsky 1879-21 by Isaac Deutscher. Verso, 497 pp., £15, December 2003, 1 85984 441 3
The Prophet Unarmed: Trotsky 1921-29 by Isaac Deutscher. Verso, 444 pp., £15, December 2003, 1 85984 446 4
The Prophet Outcast: Trotsky 1929-40 by Isaac Deutscher. Verso, 512 pp., £15, December 2003, 1 85984 451 0

Letters

Slavoj Žižek, Christina Gombar, Abigail King, Rollo Burgess, Jack Adrian, Lindesay Irvine, Julian Rathbone, George Wedd

Anatol Lieven

What’s the Matter with America? The Resistible Rise of the American Right by Thomas Frank. Secker, 306 pp., £12, September 2004, 0 436 20539 4

Margaret MacMillan

Cataclysm: The First World War as Political Tragedy by David Stevenson. Basic Books, 564 pp., £26.50, June 2004, 0 465 08184 3

James Davidson

The Road to Delphi: The Life and Afterlife of Oracles by Michael Wood. Chatto, 271 pp., £17.99, January 2004, 0 7011 6546 4

Daniel Soar

The Double by José Saramago, translated by Margaret Jull Costa. Harvill, 292 pp., £15.99, August 2004, 1 84343 099 1

John Sturrock

Short Cuts: football slang

Ian Sansom

Some Great Thing by Colin McAdam. Cape, 358 pp., £12.99, March 2004, 9780224064552

Julian Bell

William Coldstream by Bruce Laughton. Yale, 368 pp., £30, July 2004, 0 300 10243 7

Bill Manhire

Two Poems

E.S. Turner

Metro-Land: British Empire Exhibition Number by Oliver Green. Southbank, 144 pp., £16.99, July 2004, 1 904915 00 0

Terry Eagleton

From the Shadow of Dracula: A Life of Bram Stoker by Paul Murray. Cape, 356 pp., £18.99, July 2004, 0 224 04462 1

Peter Campbell

At Tate Britain: Paula Rego

Dinah Birch

Anny: A Life of Anne Thackeray Ritchie by Henrietta Garnett. Chatto, 322 pp., £18.99, January 2004, 0 7011 7129 4

Anne Barton

The English Romance in Time: Transforming Motifs from Geoffrey of Monmouth to the Death of Shakespeare by Helen Cooper. Oxford, 560 pp., £65, June 2004, 0 19 924886 9

Mark Ford

Diary: Love and Theft

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