Page 6, 4th December 1992

4th December 1992
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Brilliant Chancellor? Lawson Hits Back

Lord Longford THIS is the immense apologia of a brilliant man who, rightly or wrongly, has been much criticised of late. Nigel Lawson won a mathematical scholarship to Christ......

Gold Of The Pharaoh

Shirley Lancaster NO archaeological story has so captured the public imagination as the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun. In 1922, every minor detail surrounding the opening......

Women At The Sharp End Of The Law

Mary Kenny THERE is a joke doing the rounds about the modern Good Samaritan. The modern Good Samaritan has been trained as a social worker. He walks along the road and sees the......

A Low Life Of Excess And Wasted Talent Can Make You Unwell

Desmond Albrow STERN moralists will blanch at this chronicle of booze, gambling, fornication, cruelty, wasted talent, broken marriages and broken promises. They should, however,......

Last Laughs From Beyond The Grave

John Keenan WHENEVER we are asked. however lightly: "What would you put on your gravestone?" we try to come up with an answer the questioner will find witty or wise, something......

Paperback Round-up Storm: New Writing From Mexico Edited...

Labon and Pedro Serrano (Jonathan Cape, £7.50): A unique translation of some of the most exciting new writers of Mexico who are turning away from the traditional themes of the......