Slightly Foxed Issue 49
    • ISBN: 9781906562861
    • Pages: 96
    • Format: 210 x 148mm
    • Illustrations: B/W
    • Publication date: 1 March 2016
    • Producer: Smith Settle
    • Cover artist: Rosie Sanders, ‘Dandelions and other flowers’
    • Back cover fox by: Anna Trench
    • ISSN: 1742-5794
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    Slightly Foxed Issue 49

    ‘Murder at the Majestic’

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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

    Robert Macfarlane disappears into his dictionaries • Margaret Drabble follows James Joyce to Trieste • Jonathan Smith goes back to school with Brian Moore • Sue Gee meets Penelope Fitzgerald’s uncles • Oliver Pritchett seeks inspiration • Sarah Bakewell takes to the autoroute with Cortázar and Dunlop • Patrick Welland recalls the end of empire with J. G. Farrell • Helena Drysdale meets some Real PeopleA. F. Harrold returns to Slaughterhouse 5Linda Leatherbarrow smells Bad Blood . . .


    Murder at the Majestic • PATRICK WELLAND

    J. G. Farrell, Troubles

    Evasions and Deceits • PETER PARKER

    Diana Petre, The Secret Orchard of Roger Ackerley

    All for Art • HELENA DRYSDALE

    Alison Lurie, Real People

    Joyce to the Life • MARGARET DRABBLE

    Richard Ellmann, James Joyce

    Birch, Bell and Book • JONATHAN SMITH

    Brian Moore, The Feast of Lupercal

    The Spell of Stout Angus • ROBERT MACFARLANE

    James Stout Angus, A Glossary of the Shetland Dialect

    Learning from the Wilderness • GALEN O’HANLON

    Ronald Welch, Mohawk Valley

    Motorway Madness • SARAH BAKEWELL

    Cortázar & Dunlop, Autonauts of the Cosmoroute

    Wisdom from the Ivory Tower • MATTHEW ADAMS

    F. M. Cornford, Microcosmographia Academica

    Dresden and After • A. F. HARROLD

    Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse 5

    A Victorian Quartet • SUE GEE

    Penelope Fitzgerald, The Knox Brothers

    The Sadness of Mrs Bridge • WILLIAM PALMER

    Evan S. Connell, Mrs Bridge

    Lost Cities • CHARLES ELLIOTT

    John Lloyd Stephens, Incidents of Travel in Central America

    London at War • JULIET GARDINER

    Michael MacDonagh, In London during the Great War

    Old Devil in a Dog-collar • LINDA LEATHERBARROW

    Lorna Sage, Bad Blood

    Getting the Idea • OLIVER PRITCHETT

    On Inspiration


    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 . . . 

    ‘It's a joy, a delight, a quarterly treat that drives me to the bookshelves, the bookshop or the library in search of forgotten or never-encountered pleasures. I won't say that Slightly Foxed is essential, it's just that I can't live without it any more.’ Bernard Cornwell



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