Slightly Foxed Issue 14
  • Pages: 96
  • Format: 210 x 148mm
  • Illustrations: B/W
  • Publication date: June 2007
  • Producer: Smith Settle
  • Cover artist: Simon Dorrell
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Slightly Foxed Issue 14

Major Problems


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In this issue

Lyall Watson encounters some helpful fellow-travellers • Sue Gee follows the tale of Orlando the Marmalade Cat • Stephen Glain revisits Lawrence Durrell’s Alexandria • Charlie Lee-Potter remembers springtime in Paris • Linda Leatherbarrow enjoys a peak experience • Hilary Macaskill tackles the Cévennes with several donkeys • Richard Platt meets a Kentucky barber • Jim Ring admires the view from a periscope • Ysenda Maxtone Graham goes Ladybird-hunting . . .

Major Problems • CHARLES ELLIOTT

Peter Fleming, Brazilian Adventure

Fellow Travellers • LYALL WATSON

Michael Andrews, The Life that Lives on Man

Twilight of a Golden Age • STEPHEN GLAIN

On the works of Lawrence Durrell

Studying Revenge • JOHN SAUMAREZ SMITH

The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations


W. E. Bowman, The Ascent of Rum Doodle

A Kinder, Gentler Thoreau • RICHARD PLATT

On the works of Wendell Berry

The Pencil and the Plough • CHRISTIAN TYLER

On the works of Wendell Berry

Always a Healthy Bugger • DENNIS SILK

Sheila Stewart, Lifting the Latch: A Life on the Land

On the Broad Shoulders of a Eunuch Cat • SUE GEE

On the works of Kathleen Hale

A Balkan Adventure • MALCOLM GLUCK

Rebecca West, Black Lamb and Grey Falcon

Rites of Passage • JIM RING

Edward Young, One of Our Submarines

Travels with Several Donkeys • HILARY MACASKILL

Robert Louis Stevenson, Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes

Flight of the Ladybird • YSENDA MAXTONE GRAHAM

On Ladybird ‘Well Loved Tales’

Pernod and Gitanes • CHARLIE LEE-POTTER

Françoise Sagan, Bonjour Tristesse

Flowering Passions • TIM LONGVILLE

James Hamilton-Paterson, Griefwork

Face to Face • NICHOLAS CLEE

On interviewing

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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