Page 6, 10th March 1989

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A Disturbing Man Who Knew Too Much

Gregory Dowling reviews a new biography of G K Chesterton (right) that tackles head on charges of anti-semitism THIS is the third biography of Chesterton to appear in the last......

Stages In Christian Life

The Death of Self: A Trilogy front Ashhurnham Place by Timothy Pain (Kingsway Publications £1.75 each) Sister Miriam ODC THESE three little books should be read consecutively.......

A Memoir Of Medici Politics Told With Embellishments

The Memoir of Marco Parente: A Life in Medici Florence by Mark Phillips (Heinemann £12.95) Elaine Harries WHO, you may ask, was Marco Parenti? Certainly not a leading figure in......

The Restlessness Of Merton

A Vow of Conversation by Thomas Merton (The Lamp Press, £12.99). Fr Brian Ferme A Vow of Con versat ion is the text of Merton's private journal for the years 1964-65, during......

Travel-haters Guide Hits Home In Wistful Film

Cinema by Clive Fisher THE late and great Philip Larkin knew nothing of wanderlust. Totally incurious about "other places", he considered misery directly proportionate to his......