Slightly Foxed Issue 10
Slightly Foxed Issue 10, Toni McGreachan,
  • Pages: 96
  • Format: 210 x 148mm
  • Illustrations: B/W
  • Publication date: June 2006
  • Producer: Smith Settle
  • Cover artist: Toni McGreachan

Slightly Foxed Issue 10

Dreaming of Home and Haileybury


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In this issue

Linda Leatherbarrow goes trout-fishing in America • Paul Evans roams the countryside with Mary Webb while Michele Hanson takes cold comfort • Sophie Masson gets historically romantic • Trevor Fishlock makes the tea • Tim Heald travels to the South China Sea • Rachel Campbell-Johnston goes up the Amazon • Lawrence Sail finds the best of all possible worlds • William Palmer sees ghosts . . .

Dreaming of Home and Haileybury • TIM HEALD

W. Somerset Maugham, Collected Short Stories

The Maladroit Muse • DEREK PARKER

On The Stuffed Owl: An Anthology of Bad Verse

Brave Old World • LAWRENCE SAIL

Voltaire, Candide

Full Steam Ahead and Damn the Torpedoes • TIM LONGVILLE

On the works of Henry Mitchell


Kurban Said, Ali and Nino

Having a Good Cry • ANNE SEBBA

Mrs Gaskell, Sylvia’s Lovers

Wrestling with the Amazons • RACHEL CAMPBELL-JOHNSTON

H. W. Bates, The Naturalist on the River Amazons

Troublesome Ghosts • PAUL EVANS

Mary Webb, Precious Bane

Poste-Freudian Therapy • MICHELE HANSON

Stella Gibbons, Cold Comfort Farm


Richard Brautigan, Trout Fishing in America


On The Element of Lavishness: Letters of Sylvia Townsend Warner and William Maxwell, 1938–1978

A Tremendous Innings • C. J. DRIVER

On the works of A. G. Macdonell

Unsettled and Unsettling • WILLIAM PALMER

Walter de la Mare, Short Stories

A Grand Passion • SOPHIE MASSON

Anya Seton, Katherine; Dragonwyck; Green Darkness

Going West • GRAEME FIFE

On the works of Nathanel West

Extra for the Bath • TREVOR FISHLOCK

Monica Dickens, My Turn to Make the Tea

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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