Slightly Foxed Issue 5
  • Pages: 96
  • Format: 210 x 148mm
  • Illustrations: B/W
  • Publication date: March 2005
  • Producer: Smith Settle
  • Cover artist: Linda Scott
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Slightly Foxed Issue 5

A Hare's Breadth
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In this issue

Jeremy Lewis gets lit up by Simon Gray’s Smoking Diaries • Lucy Lethbridge hears A Voice through a Cloud • Ranjit Bolt is moved to rhyme by Byron’s Don Juan • Adèle Geras takes a walk down Revolutionary Road Juliet Gardiner tracks the extraordinary history of the tank • John de Falbe discovers the story of an exiled Russian princess • Ariane Bankes travels to York to meet a very unusual bookseller • Ursula Buchan digs in with Vita Sackville-West • Miles Hordern drops anchor off a remote Melanesian island • Sue Gee pays her respects to a tortoise called Archimedes…


A Hare’s Breadth • PATRICK EVANS

George Ewart Evans and David Thomson, The Leaping Hare

Smoke Signals • JEREMY LEWIS

Simon Gray, The Smoking Diaries

Tank Tracks • JULIET GARDINER

Patrick Wright, Tank: The Progress of a Monstrous War Machine

Cooking for Love • KATHARINE DAVIES

Romesh Gunesekera, Reef

Ex Libris IV • SIMON BRETT

Horn-rims and Baggy Chords • ARIANE BANKES

On the work of Stone Trough Books

Drama in Suburbia • ADELE GERAS

Richard Yates, Revolutionary Road

Daughters of Time • ROGER HUDSON

Memoirs of the Comtesse de Boigne

Admirin’ Byron • RANJIT BOLT

Lord Byron, Don Juan

An Island Apart • MILES HORDERN

Raymond Firth, We the Tikopia

The View from Denestornya • RUTH PAVEY

On the works of Miklos Banffy

A Perfect Nightmare • LUCY LETHBRIDGE

Denton Welch, A Voice through A Cloud

Made in Siberia • JOHN DE FALBE

Christine Sutherland, The Princess of Siberia

High Life • SEBASTIAN HORSLEY

Edward St Aubyn, The Patrick Melrose Trilogy

A Word in Your Ear • JONATHAN JAMES-MOORE

In praise of talking books

Posh but Down-to-Earth • URSULA BUCHAN

V. Sackville-West, In Your Garden; In Your Garden Again

Peacock’s Progress • J.W.M. THOMPSON

Thomas Love Peacock, Headlong Hall; Crotchet Castle

A Past Relived • SUE BRIDGWATER

Alison Uttley, The Country Child

The Book Hound

Slightly Foxed’s Book Hound runs to earth a selection of interesting fiction which may well have lost behind the piles of bestsellers.

The Tortoise and the Writer • SUE GEE

In memory of Archimedes


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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