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Slightly Foxed Issue 47

  • Pages: 96
  • Format: 210 x 148mm
  • Illustrations: B/W
  • Publication date: Sept 2015
  • Producer: Smith Settle
  • ISSN: 1742-5794
  • ISBN: 978-1-906562-79-3
  • Cover artist: Gail Brodholt, linocut print
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Slightly Foxed Issue 47

Curiouser and Curiouser

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Justin Cartwright remembers John Updike and the small town world of ‘Rabbit’ Angstrom • Maggie Fergusson finds romance in Broadmoor • Richard Mabey cultivates his library • Bel Mooney discovers a wartime heroine • Galen O’Hanlon runs wild with the young Gavin Maxwell • Frances Wilson describes the one book she’d never lend • Anthony Wells marvels at the story behind The Gulag ArchipelagoSarah Perry pays tribute to Foxe’s Book of MartyrsDerek Parker finds Don Juan excellent company • Sarah Crowden settles into the suburbs with R. F. Delderfield • Henry Jeffreys follows the erratic career of Reginald Perrin, and much more besides . . .

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A few months before his thirteenth birthday, the young and miserable Gavin Maxwell crept out of St Wulfric’s prep school to send a ‘thoroughly hysterical’ letter to his mother. At the end of...

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Curiouser and Curiouser

All of Aickman’s tales (he wrote 48 in all) include some kind of supernatural element. ‘Pages from a Young Girl’s Journal’ is a vampire story, ‘Ringing the Changes’ is a zombie story,...

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Slightly Foxed Issue 47: From the Editors

It’s hard to believe autumn is here already. But the days are shortening, the air is growing brisker, and gradually the city is coming to life again as people trickle back after the long summer...

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