Slightly Foxed Issue 17
  • Pages: 4
  • Format: 210 x 148mm
  • Illustrations: B/W
  • Publication date: March 2008
  • Producer: Smith Settle
  • Cover artist: James Nunn, with apologies to Eric Ravilious
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Slightly Foxed Issue 17

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In this issue

Ronald Blythe inherits a library • Maggie Fergusson celebrates Edwin Muir • Robin Blake does detention with Jennings • Rohan Candappa praises Saki • Annabel Walker ponders Pevsner • Christopher Rush revisits Treasure Island • Hazel Wood reflects on the truth of the heart • Simon Heafield goes up in smoke • Derek Robinson falls in love with modern verse • Sue Gee returns to Warsaw . . .


Light Reading • RONALD BLYTHE

On inheriting a library

The Truth of the Heart • HAZEL WOOD

Rosemary Sutcliff, Blue Remembered Hills

J. C. T. Jennings and the Problem of Evil • ROBIN BLAKE

Anthony Buckeridge, The Jennings books

Going Back • SUE GEE

Radek Sikorski, The Polish House: An Intimate History of Poland

Murder Most Civilized • EMMA HOGAN

Agatha Christie, The Miss Marple books

Islands of the Mind • CHRISTOPHER RUSH

Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island

Love versus Science • COLIN MARTIN

Carrie Tiffany, Everyman’s Rules for Scientific Living

Not Getting on with Aunts • ROHAN CANDAPPA

Saki, The Penguin Complete Saki

Pevsner’s Great Project • ANNABEL WALKER

Sir Nikolaus Pevsner, The Buildings of England

Going up in Smoke • SIMON HEAFIELD

Benoît Duteurtre, The Little Girl and the Cigarette

Gray’s Anomaly • DEREK ROBINSON

On the poetry of Billy Collins

One Foot in Eden • MAGGIE FERGUSSON

Edwin Muir, An Autobiography

The Spyglass of Tranquil Recollection • GORDON BOWKER

James Joyce, Dubliners

Between Soft Covers • PATRICK COLDSTREAM

Patrick Coldstream, Learning Things: A Me


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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