Page 6, 22nd August 1986

22nd August 1986
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A Bouquet Of Barbed Wire

Cronus' Children by Yves Navarre, translated by Howard Givven (John Calder, £14.95). YVES Navarre's novel could rightly be called an epic, for although the action takes place......

Exposing Elitist

The Red and The Blue: Intelligence. Treason and the Universities by Andrew Sinclair (Weidenfeld, £12.95). THE Red and The Blue is a revelation of the world of Philby, Burgess,......

Anita Brookner Immobile Paintings

A Misalliance by Anita Brookner (Jonathan Cape, £9.95) ANITA Brookner is a controlled and meticulous writer who appears to enjoy the setting of a scene more than the execution......

Landmark That Fails To Be A Signpost

Necessary Treasons by Maeve Kelly (Methuen, £3.95) BILLED as "a landmark in Irish feminist writing", Necessary Treasons concerns itself with the role of women in Irish society.......

Theatre

LONG Day's Journey into Night (itself semiautobiographical) by Eugene O'Neill at the Theatre Royal is a heart rending account of the despair a family can bring upon itself_ Set......

Spanning The Generations In The Secondary School Classrooms

Two cartoons from The extremely serious guide to Parenthood by Keith Ray, published by Columbus Books, price £3.95. Education Bookshelf by Isabel Quigly HARRY Judge's A......

Curious Liturgy

Christian Worship in East and West: A Study Guide to Liturgical History by Herman Wegman (Pueblo/T Shand Publications, £17.50). THIS is a curious book. At first sight it seems......

Gems of sp iritual reading cheaply THE CATHOLIC Truth Society under the editorship of Brendan Walsh, is forever producing gems of spiritual reading at prices within the range of......

Recipe For Prayer Simplicity

Journey into Prayer, by Delia Smith, based on a series of articles which originally appeared in the Catholic Herald, is the title of a splendid new CTS publication, price 65p.......