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Vol. 27 No. 23 · 1 December 2005

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Vol. 27 No. 23 · 1 December 2005

Colm Tóibín

The Ferns Report by Francis Murphy, Helen Buckley and Laraine Joyce. Government Publications, 271 pp., €6, October 2005, 0 7557 7299 7

Letters

Jim Harper, Neil Forster, Barry Inder, Keith Flett, Anna Berger, Hilde Bojer, Chris Campbell

John Burnside

Two Poems

Matthew Kelly

Easter 1916: The Irish Rebellion by Charles Townshend. Allen Lane, 442 pp., £20, September 2005, 0 7139 9690 0

Tim Parks

The Siege of Venice by Jonathan Keates. Chatto, 495 pp., £20, September 2005, 0 7011 6637 1

Jenny Turner

Ayn Rand by Jeff Britting. Duckworth, 155 pp., £12.99, February 2005, 0 7156 3269 8

James Meek

Ivan the Terrible: First Tsar of Russia by Isabel de Madariaga. Yale, 484 pp., £25, July 2005, 0 300 09757 3

Adam Phillips

Lunar Park by Bret Easton Ellis. Picador, 308 pp., £16.99, October 2005, 0 330 43953 7

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: Is it just me?

Curtis Sittenfeld

Oh the Glory of It All by Sean Wilsey. Viking, 482 pp., £14.99, September 2005, 0 670 91601 3

Craig Clunas

At the Royal Academy: Art of the Emperors

Isaac Land

The Pursuit of Victory: The Life and Achievement of Horatio Nelson by Roger Knight. Allen Lane, 874 pp., £30, July 2005, 0 7139 9619 6
Admiral Lord Nelson: Context and Legacy edited by David Cannadine. Palgrave, 201 pp., £19.99, June 2005, 1 4039 3906 3

Robert VanderMolen

Two Poems

Ruth Bernard Yeazell

The Letters of Lytton Strachey edited by Paul Levy. Viking, 698 pp., £30, March 2005, 0 670 89112 6

Andy Clark

Alan Turing: Life and Legacy of a Great Thinker edited by Christof Teuscher. Springer, 542 pp., £46, February 2004, 3 540 20020 7

Andrew Saint

Philip Webb: Pioneer of Arts and Crafts Architecture by Sheila Kirk. Wiley-Academy, 336 pp., £29.99, February 2005, 0 470 86808 2

Peter Campbell

The Secret Life of Trees: How They Live and Why They Matter by Colin Tudge. Allen Lane, 452 pp., £20, November 2005, 0 7139 9698 6

Jeremy Harding

Diary: Among the Arsonists

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