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Vol. 36 No. 7 · 3 April 2014

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Alice Spawls

Christopher Tayler

The Black-Eyed Blonde by Benjamin Black. Mantle, 320 pp., £16.99, February 2014, 978 1 4472 3668 9

Letters

Paul Rosenbloom, Jinty Nelson, Sandra Browne, Alex Danchev, Tara Lamont, Gabriel Ross, Ben Judah, Jeremy Walton, Sheila Johnson, David Campbell, Andrew Stilwell, Oliver Miles, Nigel Ganly

T.J. Clark

Veronese’s ‘Allegories of Love’

Helen Vendler

The Collected Works of Gerard Manley Hopkins Vols I-II: Correspondence edited by R.K.R. Thorton and Catherine Phillips. Oxford, 1184 pp., £175, March 2013, 978 0 19 965370 6

Peter Neumann

Suspects into Collaborators

Rosemary Hill

At Tate Britain: ‘Ruin Lust’

Philip Terry

Poem: ‘Inferno: Canto I’

Bernard Porter

Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East by Scott Anderson. Atlantic, 592 pp., £25, March 2014, 978 1 78239 199 9

Sheng Yun

Short Cuts: ‘Finnegans Wake’ in China

Thomas Nagel

The View from Here: On Affirmation, Attachment and the Limits of Regret by R. Jay Wallace. Oxford, 279 pp., $45, April 2013, 978 0 19 994135 3

Michael Hofmann

The Living Option: Selected Poems by Karen Solie. Bloodaxe, 160 pp., £9.95, October 2013, 978 1 85224 994 6

Peter Green

The Histories by Herodotus, translated by Tom Holland. Penguin, 834 pp., £25, September 2013, 978 0 7139 9977 8
Herodotus: Vol. I, Herodotus and the Narrative of the Past edited by Rosaria Vignolo Munson. Oxford, 495 pp., £40, August 2013, 978 0 19 958757 5
Herodotus: Vol. II, Herodotus and the World edited by Rosaria Vignolo Munson. Oxford, 473 pp., £40, August 2013, 978 0 19 958759 9
Textual Rivals: Self-Presentation in Herodotus’ ‘Histories’ by David Branscome. Michigan, 272 pp., £60.50, November 2013, 978 0 472 11894 6
The Invention of Greek Ethnography: From Homer to Herodotus by Joseph Skinner. Oxford, 343 pp., £55, September 2012, 978 0 19 979360 0

Hugo Williams

Three Poems

Katherine Rundell

King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard. Vintage, 337 pp., £7.99, May 2013, 978 0 09 958282 3
She by H. Rider Haggard. Vintage, 317 pp., £8.99, May 2013, 978 0 09 958283 0

Julian Bell

At the Ashmolean: ‘Cézanne and the Modern’

Tom Shippey

Vikings: Life and Legend edited by Gareth Williams, Peter Pentz and Matthias Wernhoff. British Museum, 288 pp., £25, February 2014, 978 0 7141 2337 0
The Northmen’s Fury by Philip Parker. Cape, 450 pp., £25, March 2014, 978 0 224 09080 3

Geoff Dyer

Diary: Why Can’t I See You?

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