• Pages: 96
  • Format: 210 x 148mm
  • Illustrations: B/W
  • Publication date: Sept 2008
  • Producer: Smith Settle
  • Cover artist: Daniel Macklin
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Slightly Foxed Issue 19

A Lonely Furrow
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In this issue

Rachel Campbell-Johnson recalls her Wilder moments • Christopher Robbins anatomizes courage • Anne Boston does a midnight flit • Richard Ingrams meets an early ecologist • Grant McIntyre examines the eyesight of wasps • Oliver Pritchett walks the London streets • Ruth Symes captures the castle • Jeff Nicholl finds an eagle in his attic • David Platzer outdoes James Bond . . .


A Lonely Furrow • RICHARD INGRAMS

John Stewart Collis, The Worm Forgives the Plough

The Eyesight of Wasps • GRANT MCINTYRE

Niko Tinbergen’s Curious Naturalists, The Herring Gull’s World

Avid to Live and Learn • ANNE BOSTON

V.S. Pritchett, A Cab at the Door

Strolling with Dickens • OLIVER PRITCHETT

On Dickens and London’s literary walks

The Man from Department K • DAVID PLATZER

On the works of James Munro

The Tricks War Plays • CHRISTOPHER ROBBINS

Lord Moran, The Anatomy of Courage

Southern Comfort • JOSIE BARNARD

William Faulkner, As I Lay Dying; The Sound and the Fury

Inside the Aunt Heap • TIM HEALD

Robin Eakin, Aunts up the Cross

An Eagle in the Attic • JEFF NICOLL

Stephen Bodio, Querencia

Tutu Wonderful • SARAH CROWDEN

Noel Streatfeild, Ballet Shoes

A Spiritual Affinity • JOHN SHEPPARD

On the letters of Raymond Chandler

Great Escapes • PAUL ATTERBURY

On the works of George Millar

Brother Juniper’s Inquisition • RACHEL CAMPBELL-JOHNSTON

Thornton Wilder, The Bridge of San Luis Rey

Growing up American • JONTY DRIVER

Mary McCarthy, Birds of America

The Making of a Writer • RUTH SYMES

Dodie Smith, I Capture the Castle

Recognizing an Imagination Need • CONSTANCE VIDOR

On the restorative power of storytelling


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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