Slightly Foxed Issue 23
  • Pages: 96
  • Format: 210 x 148mm
  • Illustrations: B/W
  • Publication date: 1 September 2009
  • Producer: Smith Settle
  • Cover artist: Gary Bunt, ‘Home’
  • ISSN: 1742-5794
  • ISBN: 9781906562120
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Slightly Foxed Issue 23

‘Social Climbing’

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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.

In this issue

Amanda Theunissen heads for Chinese Turkestan • Alice O’Keeffe goes Cuban • Jeremy Lewis unearths the missing will • Ashley Harrold celebrates a very minor poet • Michele Hanson trails after Humphry Clinker • C. J. Wright saves the Punch table for the nation • Linda Leatherbarrow finds food for free • Jeremy Noel-Tod and Robert Macfarlane go night-climbing in Cambridge, and much more besides . . .


Social Climbing • JEREMY NOEL-TOD & ROBERT MACFARLANE

On The Night Climbers of Cambridge

A Chequered Career • JEREMY LEWIS

Michael Wharton, The Missing Will

Down and Out in Havana • ALICE O’KEEFFE

Pedro Juan Gutiérrez, Dirty Havana Trilogy

Mr Smith Goes to Arcadia • RICHARD PLATT

Alexander Smith, Dreamthorp: A Book of Essays Written in the Country

Optimistic Green Flags • LINDA LEATHERBARROW

Richard Mabey, Food for Free

Stinks and Germs • MICHELE HANSON

Tobias Smollett, The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

Imaginative Leaps • DUNCAN MINSHULL

Peter Schneider, The Wall Jumper

None of Her Business • SIMON LAWRENCE

On the works of Sarah Caudwell

A Most Unusual Memsahib • AMANDA THEUNISSEN

Lady Macartney, An English Lady in Chinese Turkestan

Between Two Worlds • A. E. ROBERTS

Alan Garner, Elidor

Just Getting on with It • A. F. HARROLD

On the poetry of William Cowper

Silly Suffolk • BRANWEN LUCAS

Julian Tennyson, Suffolk Scene

Chips with Everything • ANDREW MARTIN

On the works of Stephen Potter

Departed Grandeur • LUCY LETHBRIDGE

Roderick Grant, Strathalder

Straw Hat with Red Plaits • DAISY HAY

On the works of L. M. Montgomery

Confessions of a Manuscripts Curator • C. J. WRIGHT

On collecting ancient literature


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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