• Pages: 96
  • Format: 210 x 148mm
  • Illustrations: B/W
  • Publication date: June 2010
  • Producer: Smith Settle
  • Cover artist: Leon Morrocco
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Slightly Foxed Issue 26

A Nightmare on Wheels

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In this issue

P. D. James visits a house in Flanders • Peter Hobday crosses the desert • Ben Hopkinson primes his outboard motor • Rowena Macdonald tries self-sufficiency • John Keay goes up the Nile • Frances Donnelly learns about survival • Christopher Gibson remembers Mr Simmons, and much more besides . . .

A Nightmare on Wheels • OLIVER PRITCHETT

Tobias Smollett, Travels through France and Italy

One Golden Summer • P. D. JAMES

Michael Jenkins, A House in Flanders

On the Beach • ROGER GOURD

Leo Walmsley, Three Fevers; Foreigners; Love in the Sun; Paradise Creek

Something Marvellous to Say • JOHN KEAY

Alan Moorehead, The White Nile; The Blue Nile

Redeemed by Muriel • FRANCES DONNELLEY

Anne Tyler, The Accidental Tourist


Alethea Hayter, A Sultry Month

Briar Pipes v. Balkan Sobranies • CHRISTOPHER HAMILTON

John Buchan, Greenmantle; John Macnab

The Diary in the Attic • JAMES FERGUSSON

Raleigh Trevelyan, A Hermit Disclosed

First Love • ADAM KAY

Longus, Daphnis and Chloe

Always Carry a Spare, Good Plug • BEN HOPKINSON

The British Seagull Co. Ltd., Operating Instructions for Models 40 & 100

The Only Thing that Matters • SARAH HARRISON

Theresa de Kerpely, Arabesque

Cheddaring, Sparging and Gaffing • ROWENA MACDONALD

John Seymour, The Fat of the Land; Self-Sufficiency

Comfort in Desolation • ANNABEL WALKER

Alan Paton, Cry, the Beloved Country

In the Empty Quarter • PETER HOBDAY

Wilfred Thesiger, Arabian Sands

Cold Cure from a Warm Climate • TIM LONGVILLE

Rolf Boldrewood, Robbery under Arms

Sunsets and Suburbia • LINDA LEATHERBARROW

Shena Mackay, The Atmospheric Railway: New and Selected Stories

Remembering Mr Simmons • CHRISTOPHER GIBSON

The bookshop at Number 16, Fleet Street

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