Page 6, 16th February 1979

16th February 1979
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Against All Self-pity

Carolyn Scott reviews Mary Craig's "Blessings" a moving account of two severely handicapped children and a journey from despair to joy. Blessings by Mary Craig (Hodder and......

Broad Picture Of Our Past

For Queen and Country: Britain in the Victorian Age by Margaret Drabble (Andre Deutsch, £3.95). The Victorian Age has become fashionable. Buildings once dismissed as vulgar and......

Key To Biblical Reality

Battles of the Bible by Chaim Herzog and Mordechai Gichon. (Wcidenfeld & Nicholson £7.95). The title of this hook could be off-putting to anyone who has an aversion to war,......

Children's Bookshelf

Grimbold's Other World by Nicholas Stuart Gray. (Faber Fanfares, 95p). This book promised much — of both wit and magic, — but does not fully live-up to its promise. Muffler is......

Theatre Magic Of Max Wall

It is difficult to envisage two entertainments more dissimilar than those which opened last week in two London theatres — the Vaudeville and Queen's. At the Vaudeville Theatre,......

Tvand Radio

SUNDAY Credo (ITV, 6 pm) goes to Jerusalem and tries to assess what the city means to its Arab inhabitants. The city is sacred to Muslim, Jew and Christian alike, yet this......

Myths About The Start

Beginnings: Creation Myths of the World compiled and edited by Penelope Farmer (Chatto & Windus £4.25) The sub-title does not' help. Beginnings of various things these stories......

Biggles Botched

Peter Berresford Ellis, who is preparing a biography of Captain W. E. Johns, the creator of Biggles, looks at the latest spoof biography of every schoolboy's hero. Biggles: The......