Slightly Foxed Issue 8
  • Pages: 96
  • Format: 210 x 148mm
  • Illustrations: B/W
  • Publication date: 1 December 2004
  • Producer: Smith Settle
  • Cover artist: Sue Macartney-Snape
  • ISSN: 1742-5794
  • ISBN: 9780954826871
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Slightly Foxed Issue 8

‘Cooking with a Poet’

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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

John Saumarez Smith remembers the diarists’ diarist • Fiammetta Rocco joins the Mafia • Sue Gee cooks with a poet • Anne Boston dates Philip Marlowe • Andreas Campomar recalls an improvident youth • Malcolm Gluck spends a weekend in Timaru • Derek Parker enjoys some small talk • C. J. Driver reads an unusual school report • The Book Hound goes stocking-filling, and much more besides . . .


Cooking with a Poet • SUE GEE

Paul Roche, Cooking with a Poet

Trouble at Tampling • C. J. DRIVER

J. L. Carr, The Harpole Report

From National Trust . . . • GRANT MCINTYRE

A portrait of James Lees-Milne

. . . to National Treasure • JOHN SAUMAREZ SMITH

On the diaries of James Lees-Milne

A Man’s Man • JULIA ROCHESTER

Eric Linklater, The Dark of Summer

Nuffin’ Like a Puffin • KATE DUNN

Roger Lancelyn Green, Tales of the Greek Heroes

In the Garden of Death and Plenty • FIAMMETTA ROCCO

Peter Robb, Midnight in Sicily

Down These Mean Streets • ANNE BOSTON

On the novels of Raymond Chandler

A Cab at the Door • HAZEL WOOD

Gwen Raverat, Period Piece

Weekend in Timaru • MALCOLM GLUCK

On the short stories of Owen Marshall

Better ’an Heaven • DEREK PARKER

Cecil Torr, Small Talk at Wreyland

Wrestling with a Fine Woman • ROGER HUDSON

Josephine Tey, The Daughter of Time

He Stayed the Course • ANDREAS CAMPOMAR

Simon Raven, Alms for Oblivion

Quite Mesmerizing • CLIVE UNGER-HAMILTON

George du Maurier, Trilby

The Golden Thread • HAZEL WOOD

On the Jane Nissen Books

The Book Hound

Our Book Hound tracks down some ideal books to fill Slightly Foxed Christmas stockings

Up There on a Visit • MIKE PETTY

On the dangers of wining and dining poets


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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