Page 6, 11th June 1982

11th June 1982
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Sacramentalising Poet

Celebrations and Elegies by Elizabeth Jennings (Carcanet New Press, £3.25) ELIZABETH JENNINGS has compared the making of poems to the process of prayer, both being attempts to......

A Feeling For Animals

OPEN TED Hughes's Selected Poems (Faber: Paper £2.50; Hard £4.95) and you are almost certain to come upon a poem about animals or birds. His first two books, A Hawk in the Rain......

Still Born Catholics

Why I am Still a Catholic, essays by Piers Paul Read, Bernard Be rgonzi, Mary Craig, Clifford Longley, James P. Mackey, Louis Mc Redmond, edited by Robert Nowell (Collins, £4.95......

Britain's Dolorous Dole

Mass Unemployment and the Future of Britain by Bill Jordan (Blackwell, £15 hardback, £4.95 paperback). THE COUNTRY is now facing a problem of mass unemployment, the nature of......

Ingenuity And Skulduggery In Novel Plots

Cool Repentance by Antonia Fraser (Weidenfeld & Nicolson £6.65) Another Jemima Shore mystery. Good but not nearly as good as her last one. Too much philosophising and plot......

Tv And Radio By Tom Castro

SUNDAY Birdwatch (BBC', 11.50am onwards). The chiff-chaffs in my garden are becoming embarrassingly tame, so it will be a change to stare at the little silver screen and see the......

Bibliomania

Pope John Paul II Edition Family Bible (Christian Publications £34.95) The Royal Sovereign Centre Reference Bible (Eyre & Spottiswoode £19.95) THOSE WHO have Evangelical friends......

Ey Ngures O History

Keepers of the Keys. The Pope in History by Nicolas Cheetham (Macdonald £14.95). AS AN institution, the Papacy has never been stronger or more influential. This is partly due to......