Slightly Foxed Issue 33
  • Pages: 96
  • Format: 210 x 148mm
  • Illustrations: B/W
  • Publication date: March 2013
  • Producer: Smith Settle
  • Cover artist: Andy Lovell
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A World of Shining Beauty
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In this issue

Amanda Theunissen praises Pratchett • Andrew Nixon admires Flashman • Oliver Pritchett borrows some books • Gee Williams goes down to the sea again • Ashley Harrold digs out his Brewer • Ursula Buchan visits a garden in spring • Ranjit Bolt versifies on Larkin • Colin Dunne gets a sex education • Grant McIntyre turns revolutionary . . .


A World of Shining Beauty • GEE WILLIAMS

John Masefield, Grace before Ploughing

All Creatures Great and Small • HAZEL WOOD

Suzanne St Albans, Mango and Mimosa

In Praise of Pratchett • AMANDA THEUNISSEN

Terry Pratchett, Small Gods

Teaching Life • GRANT MCINTYRE

On the works of Richard Cobb

How Did He Do It? • RANJIT BOLT

On the poetry and letters of Philip Larkin

Every Green Thing • JOHN GRAY

On the works of John Cowper Powys

Much More than a Perfect Gent • URSULA BUCHAN

E. A. Bowles, My Garden in Spring

Flashy but Irresistible • ANDREW NIXON

On the works of George MacDonald Fraser

The Making of Flashman • PATRICK MERCER

George MacDonald Fraser, Quartered Safe Out Here

A Tourist in Search of Home • DAVID BARNES

Kazuo Ishiguro, The Unconsoled

Neither a Borrower . . . ? • OLIVER PRITCHETT

On the do’s and don’ts of book etiquette

Dreamwork • KATHRYN PEAK

Catherine Storr, Marianne Dreams

A Plug for Dr Brewer • A. F. HARROLD

Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

Dream of Old England • ANDREW SINCLAIR

Rudyard Kipling, Puck of Pook’s Hill

Lytton’s Characteristic Specimen • ARIANE BANKES

Lytton Strachey, Eminent Victorians

Chips Triumphant • JOHN HAMMOND

James Hilton, Good-bye Mr Chips

All They Had Was Hank • COLIN DUNNE

On the novels of Hank Janson


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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