Slightly Foxed Issue 7
  • Pages: 96
  • Format: 210 x 148mm
  • Illustrations: B/W
  • Publication date: Sept 2005
  • Producer: Smith Settle
  • Cover artist: Hannah Firmin
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Slightly Foxed Issue 7

Waist-high in Kale
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In this issue

Penelope Lively explores the genius of William Golding • Michael Moran entertains his Bulgarian lover • Christopher Hawtree meets a reclusive writer • Miranda Seymour goes orchid-hunting • William Palmer blows Louis Armstrong’s trumpet • Sarah Crowden meets an Edwardian It girl • Derek Robinson rewrites his CV • Justine Hardy follows the south-west monsoon • Rachel Campbell-Johnston gets the creepy-crawlies . . .


Waist-high in Kale • CHRISTIAN TYLER

Ivan Turgenev, A Sportsman’s Notebook

In Search of P. Y. Betts • CHRISTOPHER HAWTREE

P. Y. Betts, People Who Say Goodbye: Memories of Childhood

Infinite Depths . . . • PENELOPE LIVELY

On the works of William Golding

. . . and Tempests and Doldrums • ANDREW SINCLAIR

On the works of William Golding

Every Other Inch a Gentleman • MICHAEL MORAN

Michael Arlen, The Green Hat

Cowboys, ‘Hottentots’ and the Vietcong • PATRICK DENMAN FLANERY

J. M. Coetzee, Dusklands

Tooth and Claw • RACHEL CAMPBELL-JOHNSTON

Gordon Grice, The Red Hourglass: Lives of the Predators

The Trouble with Idealism • MATTHEW J. REISZ

On historical presses

A Kind of Redemption • VICTORIA NEUMARK

George Eliot, Adam Bede

South-West Monsoon • JUSTINE HARDY

Michael Ondaatje, Running in the Family

A Bad Chooser of Husbands • HILARY TEMPLE

On the works of Angela Thirkell

Natural the Way He Is • WILLIAM PALMER

Louis Armstrong, in His Own Words

All the Fun of the Fair • PAUL WILLETTS

Alan Sillitoe, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

A la Recherche • JOHN DE FALBE

Vesna Goldsworthy, Chernobyl Strawberries; Richard Wollheim, Germs

Edwardian It Girl • SARAH CROWDEN

E. Nesbit, Five Children and It

The Orchid Man • MIRANDA SEYMOUR

Jocelyn Brooke, The Scapegoat

The Book Hound

Slightly Foxed’s Book Hound has chosen some stimulating non-fiction titles

News from Alpha Centauri • DEREK ROBINSON

Exploring ‘great writers’ directories


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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