Page 6, 6th November 1981

6th November 1981
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An Amateur Psalmist

IN THE Judaeo-Christian tradition, the Psalms rightly hold an honoured place, for they have been found to be. over thousands of years, a book of prayers for every mood. and a......

Trickie Dicky

MR GILLINGHAM's account of the Wars of the Roses ranges from their slow kindling in the I450's to the last battles at Bosworth (1485) and Stoke (1487). They are very much part......

Rescue Of The Novel

TEN YEARS ago this author gave us a brilliant first novel set in the Arctic called A Cage of lee. It did not. after that. take him lone to gain the reputation of "one of the......

Star Quality

A SUPERB colour picture from the Voyager I spacecraft of the ringed planet. Saturn. makes an attractive front cover for this, the 21st issue of the Yearbook of Astronomy. There......

Pensioner Power

WHAT IS it in an individual's life history that determines his or her experience of old age? Why is it that some people achieve a happy active or even creative long life while......

Pretty Beastly

THIS IS the stage premiere of J. P. Donleavy's outrageous novel which charts the progress of grandiloquent Beefy and diffident Balthazar two overprivileged and underworked......

Weekly Wordage

THIS BOOK of some 127 pages gives the reader a weekly meditation on some aspect of the Christian life. The author, believing the Word of God to be alive and active in our world,......

Tv And Radio By Tom Castro

SUNDAY Mastermind (BBCI, 7.05pm). The works of that odd woman Dorothy L. Sayers, the novels of Graham Greene, the novels of Kingsley Amis and Bath architecture suffer the......