Page 8, 3rd April 1987

3rd April 1987
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Major Major Roman Rescuer And Comic

Soldier at Bomber Command — by Charles Carrington (Leo Cooper, £16). THIS book at last reveals the identity of the man who induced the Royal Air Force not to bomb Rome, as it......

A Gospel Gift To Easter's Children

The First Easter by Rachel Billington, illustrated by Elisa Trimby (Constable, £6.95). I REMEMBER as a child puzzling over which gospel text was "right". With a black and white......

Timely Foundations Of The Divine Office

The Chnrch at Prayer, Volume IV The Liturgy and Time, by A.0 Martimort, I.H Dalmais, P. Jounel, (Geoffrey Chapman, f12.50). The Origins of the Liturgical Year, by Thomas J.......

Ribbentrop And The Revolutionary Royals

The Counterlife by Philip Roth (Jonathan Cape, £10.95). Famous Last Words by Timothy Findley (Macmillan, £9.95). Train to Doringbult by Marguerite Poland (Bodley Head, £9.95).......

Historic Letters

An Historian's Conscience: The correspondence of Arnold J Toynbee and 'Columba Cary-Elwes, Monk of Ampleforth, edited Christian B Peper (OUP, £9.95). ARNOLD Toynbee (1889-1975)......

Italian Insights

Memoirs of a Fortunate Jew -An Italian Story, by Dan Vittorio Segre (Peter Halban, £12.95). DAN Vittorio Segre is an acute observer, with a vigorous style and a keen eye for the......