Page 6, 23rd May 1986

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Sit Down And Have A `good Pry'

Midway on the Waves by James Lees-Milne (Faber, £10.95). Everything to Lose by Frances Partridge (Gollancz, £12.95). JAMES Lees-Milne in 1948 is passing through a mid-life......

Britain's Arab 'moment' Lasted 150 Years

They Say the Lion Britain's Legacy to the Arabs by Anthony Parsons (Cape, £9.95). BY the accident of two world wars Britain has produced a generation of ambassadors who were......

Tsar's Advice Fatal To Pushkin

The Fourth King by Glen Petrie (Weidenfeld, £9.95). THIS novel about the life of Pushkin begins in 1826 when the poet had been in exile on his country estate for two years and......

A Political Checkmate Without Musical Passion

THEATRE THE PUBLICITY drums engaged to draw our attention to the Prince Edward Theatre rivalled the noise on the stage itself. The gigantic financial commitment in mounting the......

B M I N W Ith B• Religious Round-up Letters Summer 1926...

Tsvetayeva, Rilke (Jonathan Cape, £15.00). A three way correspondence which sheds light on the nature of inspiration, the creative process and how poets influence each other.......

An Ideological Flood-tide From The Man Who Abolished...

The Artful Albanian — The Memoirs of Enver Hoxha, edited by Jon Halliday (Chatto & Windus, £5.95). ENVER Hoxha ruled Albania with a fist of steel for over 40 years. He pretty......

Into The Breach With Tommy Atkins

The British Soldier: A Social History from 1661 to the Present Day by J M Brereton (Bodley Head, £10.95, pp 208). JOHN Brereton's account of the social life of the British......