Page 7, 29th May 1981

29th May 1981
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Rare Documentary Joke

Melvin and Howard ("A" Gate, One and Screen on the Green) is not a specially stirring title. But the film is fascinating. No doubt the spell it casts derives partly from being......

The World Of

Eamonn Andrews Some of my best friends are Philistines ONE OF my Jewish friends (some of my best are) has in his collection a delicious little story about a group discussing......

Important Dreadful Fantasia

The Life and Works of David Lindsay by Bernard SelIin, translated by Kenneth Gunnell (Cambridge University Press, £17.50). DAVID Lindsay was a dreadfully poor writer. That much......

Sensational View

Diary by Hugh Casson (Macmillan. f8,95) WHAT qualities make a good diary so attractive? The illusion created for the reader of experience shared, of a friendship gained. or of......

Stranger Than Fiction

A Passion for Truth: Hans Kung, A Biography by Robert Nowell (Collins, 377 pages. I APPROACHED this book with apprehension after overhearing a remark which suggested that the......