Slightly Foxed Issue 21
  • Pages: 96
  • Format: 210 x 148mm
  • Illustrations: B/W
  • Publication date: March 2009
  • Producer: Smith Settle
  • Cover artist: Francis Farmar
Made in Britain

Slightly Foxed Issue 21

All Washed Up
From£13

SF Subscriber Prices

UK & Ireland £13 *save £1
Overseas £15 *save £1

Non-Subscriber Prices

UK & Ireland £14
Overseas £16
  • Gift wrap available
  • All prices include P&P. Overseas rates & subscriber discounts will be applied once you have selected a shipping type for each item during the checkout process.
  • In stock
  • Special price only available when ordering directly from Slightly Foxed
Add to Basket
● If you are a current subscriber to the quarterly your basket will update to show any discounts before the payment page during checkout ● If you want to subscribe now and buy books or goods at the member rate please add a subscription to your basket before adding other items ● Gift wrap, messages and delivery instructions may be added during the checkout process ● If you need help please send us a message using the form in the bottom left of your screen and we’ll be in touch as soon as we’re back at our desks.
Description

In this issue

Robin Blake discovers the revolutionary world of Molesworth • Karen Robinson meets an American hero • Jennie Erdal finds the perfect antidote to the current gloom • Dan Jacobson sees darkness at noon • Tim Longville minds his own business • Penelope Lively celebrates a late beginner • Christopher Robbins washes the dishes • Daisy Hay embarks on a brilliant career . . .


All Washed Up • CHRISTOPHER ROBBINS

George Orwell, Down and Out in Paris and London

Before the Sun Set • PENELOPE LIVELY

Priscilla Napier, A Late Beginner

A Husband and Wife Team • BRIAN WOOD

C. N. and A. M. Williamson, The Lightning Conductor; The Lightning Conductor Discovers America

The Brick of Fate • JENNIE ERDAL

On the works of Peter de Vries

Doing the Right Thing • VICTORIA NEUMARK

On the works of Antonia Forest

We’ve Been Here Before • ROBERT BRUCE

On the literature of financial crises

Unsuitable Jobs for Unsuitable Girls • DAISY HAY

Miles Franklin, My Brilliant Career

They Made It • TIM LONGVILLE

Charlotte Paul, Minding Our Own Business

A Serial Offender • DAN JACOBSON

Arthur Koestler, Darkness at Noon

The Prunes Are Revolting • ROBIN BLAKE

On the works of Geoffrey Willans and Ronald Searle

A Blazing Talent • DIANA RAYMOND

On the works of Pamela Frankau

American Hero • KAREN ROBINSON

Lee Child, the Jack Reacher novels

All about Love • LESLEY DOWNER

Murasaki Shikibu, The Tale of Genji

Going for the Thing • DEREK PARKER

On the works of Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch

On the Lost Isle • PEGRAM HARRISON

Marguerite Yourcenar, Two Lives and a Dream

Sugar Dreams • JOHN CONYNGHAM

On Rudyard Kipling and life in a hot climate


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 . . . 



Related articles Authors & Contributors

A Blazing Talent

How well is Pamela Frankau remembered? She was born on 3 January 1908, so last year was her centenary. But . . . no garlands? No memorials? No flourish in the literary pages? Well, Pamela would be...

Read more

‘I look forward to a summer of great reading . . .’

‘I am thrilled with my subscription to SF. A kind friend lent me a copy of your Spring 2009 Issue and it’s fantastic: affectionate and beautifully written reviews of great books previously...

Read more

Before the Sun Set

This wonderful recreation of a time and a climate of mind – a hundred years ago, one realizes, startled – is not just an evocation of place but also of the child’s eye view. A Late Beginner...

Read more

All Washed Up

The book was the first full-length work by George Orwell to be published. A tale of poverty in two cities, it is divided into two parts: in the first the author becomes a dishwasher in Paris; in the...

Read more
Reviews

Leave your review