• Pages: 96
  • Format: 210 x 148mm
  • Illustrations: B/W
  • Publication date: June 2013
  • Producer: Smith Settle
  • Cover artist: Emily Sutton
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Slightly Foxed Issue 38

A Great Adventure

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In this issue

Dervla Murphy travels to the Cape • Charles Elliott hails a woman warrior • Justin Marozzi visits Naples with Norman Lewis • Andrew Merrills finds himself betwixt woods and water • Paul Atterbury meets Inspector Appleby • Ysenda Maxtone Graham gets caught in the rye • Trevor Fishlock sings along at a holiday camp concert . . .

A Great Adventure • ANDREW MERRILLS

On the life of Patrick Leigh Fermor

Immemorial Rhythm • GORDON BOWKER

Richard Hillyer, Country Boy


J. D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

The Rise of Appleby • PAUL ATTERBURY

Michael Innes, The Inspector Appleby novels

Mastering the Mutiny • PATRICK MERCER

John Masters, Nightrunners of Bengal

A Poem Turned into a Sword • CHARLES ELLIOTT

Maxine Hong Kingston, The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood among Ghosts

Championing the Underdog • JUSTIN MAROZZI

Norman Lewis, Naples ’44

A Bath with a View • CAROLINE CHAPMAN

Sybille Bedford, A Legacy; Quicksands: A Memoir


On the works of Denton Welch

An Eye for Absurdity • ANTHONY GARDNER

Michael Frayn, The Russian Interpreter

Rolling down to Rio • TREVOR FISHLOCK

Peter Dawson, Fifty Years of Song

Cape-bound • DERVLA MURPHY

On female travel writers

Black Dogs and Stone Pianos • ANTHONY LONGDEN

On the works of Ella Pontefract and Marie Hartley

A Lost Generation • TONY ROBERTS

Ernest Hemingway, The Sun also Rises

Persia on Exmoor • CYNTHIA CLINCH

Katharine Hull and Pamela Whitlock, The Far-Distant Oxus

Certainly not Cricket • JEREMY LEWIS

Christie Lawrence, Irregular Adventure

Hawking the Owls • TESSA WEST

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These cheerful daisies adorned the contents page of Slightly Foxed Issue 38, Summer 2013. Ian Stephens was born in North Buckinghamshire in 1940. He studied illustration and lettering at Northampton...

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Country Boy

The coloured words flashed out and entranced my fancy. They drew pictures in the mind. Words became magical, incantations, abracadabra which called up spirits. My dormant imagination opened like a...

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Immemorial Rhythm

Few have recalled that now distant rural way of life with such riveting honesty as Richard Hillyer in his memoir Country Boy. Richard Hillyer was the pseudonym used by Charles James Stranks, the son...

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