Slightly Foxed Issue 3
  • Pages: 96
  • Format: 210 x 148mm
  • Illustrations: B/W
  • Publication date: Sept 2004
  • Producer: Smith Settle
  • Cover artist: Jonny Hannah
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Slightly Foxed Issue 3

Sharks, Otters and Fast Cars


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In this issue

Christian Tyler travels Among the Believers with V. S. Naipaul • Rachel Campbell-Johnston confronts Nostromo • Trevor Fishlock puts to sea with Joshua Slocum • Jane Gardam admires Anne Schlee’s light touch •  Derwent May tours Italy with Ruskin • Tim Longville hears distant voices from America’s deep south •  Hazel Wood visits an adventurous small publisher • Christopher Bird meets a young doctor in pre-Revolutionary Russia • Anne Boston finds herself spellbound on The Wilder Shores of Love Paul Willetts goes in search of Julian Maclaren-Ross • Julia Keay compiles an index while journeying up the Mekong  • Linda Leatherbarrow hears distant harmonies . . .

Sharks, Otters and Fast Cars • ARIANE BANKES

Douglas Botting, The Saga of Ring of Bright Water: The Enigma of Gavin Maxwell

Special Deliveries • CHRISTOPHER BIRD

Mikhail Bulgakov, A Country Doctor’s Notebook


Sylvia Townsend Warner, The Music at Long Verney: Twenty Stories

Seeds of Friendship • TIM LONGVILLE

Elizabeth Lawrence, Gardening for Love; The Market Bulletins


Joseph Conrad, Nostromo


Sabine Baring-Gould, Cheap Jack Zita

Ex Libris 111 • SIMON BRETT

Richard Shirley Smith, Paintings & Collages, 1957–2000

Landscape and the Heart • ANNE BOSTON

On the works of Lesley Blanch

Holding the Pass to Paradise • CHRISTIAN TYLER

V. S. Naipaul, Among the Believers: An Islamic Journey

Imam with a Mission • MATTHEW J. REISZ

Rifa‘a Rafi‘ al-Tahtawi, An Imam in Paris

Leap of Imagination • JOHN DE FALBE

Colum McCann, Dancer

The Chinese Book 11 • SUSAN LEIPER


Joshua Slocum, Sailing Alone Around the World

False Bottoms • FRANCIS KING

Wyndham Lewis, The Revenge for Love

Not So Much a Business . . . • HAZEL WOOD

On the publications of Eland Books

Belated Reparation • JEREMY LEWIS

Janina David, A Square of Sky: Memoirs of a Wartime Childhood

Revelling with Ruskin • DERWENT MAY

John Ruskin, Praeterita

Marriage Lines • HAZEL WOOD

Cauvery Madhavan, The Uncoupling

The Salesman Only Rings Once • PAUL WILLETTS

Julian Maclaren-Ross, Of Love and Hunger

Daughter in Residence • JANE GARDAM

Ann Schlee, The Time in Aderra

Indexing on the Mekong • JULIA KEAY

On compiling indexes

About Slightly Foxed

The independent-minded quarterly that combines good looks, good writing and a personal approach. Slightly Foxed introduces its readers to books that are no longer new and fashionable but have lasting appeal. Good-humoured, unpretentious and a bit eccentric, it’s more like a well-read friend than a literary magazine. More . . . 

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