• Pages: 96
  • Format: 210 x 148mm
  • Illustrations: B/W
  • Publication date: Dec 2004
  • Producer: Smith Settle
  • Cover artist: Susan Brown
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Slightly Foxed Issue 20

Shrieks and Floods

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In this issue

David Spiller rereads a remarkable correspondence • Rohan Candappa meets the Wild Things • Maggie Fergusson raises three cheers for Mrs Harris • Trevor Fishlock takes the train to Pakistan • Frances Wood makes a statement • Michele Hanson pursues love • Richard Hughes recalls a Knight to remember • Ariane Bankes does some housekeeping . . .

Shrieks and Floods • MICHELE HANSON

Nancy Mitford, The Pursuit of Love

Putting up Useful Shelves • SUE GEE

Richard Kennedy, A Boy at the Hogarth Press; A Parcel of Time

Life with Aunt Sylvie • ARIANE BANKES

Marilynne Robinson, Housekeeping

Nobody Ever Writes to Me • DAVID SPILLER

On The Lyttelton Hart-Davis Letters

Orders from Swaledale • ROGER HUDSON

On The Lyttelton Hart-Davis Letters

The Magic of Max and Mickey • ROHAN CANDAPPA

On the works of Maurice Sendak

Travels with the Father of History • JUSTIN MAROZZI

Herodotus, Histories

The Temptation of Mrs Harris • MAGGIE FERGUSSON

Paul Gallico, Flowers for Mrs Harris

Do You Mind Me Just Asking? • LINDA LEATHERBARROW

On The Paris Review Interviews, Vol. 2

A Visit from God • WILLIAM PALMER

Kingsley Amis, The Green Man

Unparliamentary Words • TREVOR FISHLOCK

Khushwant Singh, Train to Pakistan

Umbrellas at Dawn • RICHARD HUGHES

Hugh Walpole, Herries chronicle

Jeremy Makes a Stand • HAZEL WOOD

Hugh Walpole, the Jeremy books


Iris Origo, War in Val d’Orcia: An Italian War Diary, 1943–1944

Freudful Myth-Information • JEREMY NOEL-TOD

W. C. Sellar and R. J. Yeatman, And Now All This

Saying It with Books • FRANCES WOOD

On book titles and making a statement

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