Page 6, 18th September 1992

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Decline And Fall Of A Bon Viveur

Leperello by William Palmer (Seeker and Warburg, £15.99) Piers Paul Read THE French Catholic novelist, Julien Green, believed that a saint had a sinful doppelgdnger: "While the......

Followed By The Shadows Of The Past

Never Again: Britain 19451951 by Peter Hennessy, (Jonathan Cape, £20) John Battle MP AS increasingly we're warned that economically it's "back to the 1930s", looking afresh at......

A Rule That Has Stood The Test Of Time

Work and Prayer: the Rule of St Benedict for Lay People by Dom Columba Cary-Elwes (Burns & Oates, £6.95) David Twiston Davies IT HAS occurred to me more than once on the way......

Stake-out In An Odd Europe Full Of Spies And Lovers

Doctor Criminale by Malcolm Bradbury (Secker & Warburg, £14.99) Barnaby Jameson MALCOLM Bradbury's Doctor Criminate is a menacing satire on early 1990s Europe just as the iron......

An Eccentric Saint Of 'noble' Birth

St Dunstan: His Life, Times and Cult edited by Nigel Ramsay, Margaret Sparks and Tim Tattoo-Brown (The Boydell Press, £65) Michael Walsh THERE is an authorised and a revised......