Page 8, 12th June 1987

12th June 1987
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Pell Mell But Lots Of Movemen

The Golden Oriole by Raleigh Trevelyan (Secker & Warburg, f16.95). PLAITING history and private life together is a difficult business, the more so if history spreads back in......

Those Neutralised By Hitler's Grotesque Power

Mothers in the Fatherland by Claudia Koonz (Jonathan Cape, £18.00). AS HER friends and colleagues were quick to point out to the author, her book on the role of women in Nazi......

Taking Sagas As A Specialist Topic

Iceland Saga by Magnus Magnusson (The Bodley Head, £12.95). SHARPVILLE, Atlanta, Niagara, Fuji — evocative names of memorable places each with an identifiable aura and......

Travels Without When Stalin Wound The Gramophone

ONI: Stalin's Polish Puppets by Teresa Toranska, translated by Agnieszka Kolakowska (Collins Harvill, £14.00; paperback, £9.95). THE posession of power is more crucial and the......

A Bogus National Pride

The Land That Lost Its Heroes by Jimmy Burns (Bloomsbury, £12.95). A STEREOTYPE view of Latin America prevails; a continent of endemic authoritarian military oppression and......