Slightly Foxed Issue 15
  • Pages: 96
  • Format: 210 x 148mm
  • Illustrations: B/W
  • Publication date: Sept 2007
  • Producer: Smith Settle
  • Cover artist: Shazia Mahmood
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Slightly Foxed Issue 15

Underwear Was Important


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In this issue

Wim d’Haveloose goes walkabout • Josie Barnard visits Oxfam • Jon Stallworthy recalls a golden warrior • Bevis Hillier remembers the Pre-Raphaelites • Ariane Bankes joins the rag trade • Hazel Wood presents a Posy • Peter Gill heads for the hills • Gregory Norminton mourns Keats • Richard Platt talks to a Guernseyman . . .

Underwear Was Important • HAZEL WOOD

On the works of Posy Simmonds

A Guernsey Lad • RICHARD PLATT

G. B. Edwards, The Book of Ebenezer Le Page

Inside the Brotherhood • BEVIS HILLIER

William Gaunt, The Pre-Raphaelite Tragedy

Illumination and Shadow • KAREN ROBINSON

Alan Furst, The Foreign Correspondent

A Landscape without Figures • WIM D’HAVELOOSE

Patrick White, Voss

Large Busts and Slim Margins • ARIANE BANKES

Eric Newby, Something Wholesale

Chronicle of Loss • JOHN DE FALBE

On the works of Gregor von Rezzori

In Flight from Fitchville • KATE DUNN

Lorrie Moore, Anagrams

Heading for the Hills • PETER GILL

On the works of John Keay

England’s Epic • JON STALLWORTHY

Hope Muntz, The Golden Warrior

Rescued by the Milkman • LUCY LETHBRIDGE

On the memoirs of Margaret Powell


Anthony Burgess, Abba Abba


Vic Gatrell, City of Laughter: Sex and Satire in Eighteenth-century London

After the Anschluss • JESSICA MANN

On the novels of Sarah Gainham


Andrea di Robilant, A Venetian Affair: A True Story of Impossible Love in the Eighteenth Century

Transports of Delight • JOSIE BARNARD

On charity shop surprises

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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Underwear Was Important

Posy’s dialogue is as good as her draughtsmanship, and she has a talent for names (an area in which so many writers fall down) which is as good as that of Evelyn Waugh or Anthony Powell. What...

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