Page 6, 25th April 1986

25th April 1986
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On The Road To Apartheid

Jan Christian Smuts by Kenneth Ingham (Weidenfeld, £14.95). JAN Smuts was a genius. A teenager before he learnt to speak English, he was later to become Chancellor of Cambridge......

Sublimated In Japan

Ransom by Jay McInerney (Cape, £9.95). IN HIS wildly successful first novel, Bright Lights, Big City, Jay McInerney offered a hilariously funny, if ultimately poignant, look at......

Gerard Hughes In Search Of A Way

FR GERARD Hughes SJ takes time: his time is the tempo of a calm soul, and a fluid detachment pervades the lucid and carefully schematised pages of God of Surprises, his......

Declaring Against War And Its Unholy Cost

War by Gwynne Dyer (Bodley Head, £15 hardback, £9.95 paperback). GWYNNE Dyer begins his last chapter with a sentence which sums up the theme of his book. "There is a terrifying......

The Gospel According To Levi

The Holy Gospel of John, a new translation by Peter Levi (Churchman, £5.95). The English Bible from Wycliff to William Barnes by Peter Levi (Churchman, £3.95 paperback). PETER......

Religious Round-up

Good News Colour New Testament (Collins, £5.95). A new edition which helps the reader understand the text. There are many contemporary photographs which are really relevant. The......

Tiptop And Toetapping

THEATRE CH1CHESTER's 2 5 th anniversary season of drama gets off to a cracking start with a delightful and entertaining new production of Irving Berlin's 40-year-old musical,......