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On 'greek Love'

Byron and Greek Love: Homophobia in NineteenthCentury England by Louis Crompton (Faber, £17.50). PEOPLE seem fascinated by everything about Lord Byron. In spite of the enormous......

Confessions Of An Optimist By Woodrow Wyatt (collins,...

SIR Woodrow Wyatt is one of our most brilliant journalists. No doubt he lacks the religious dimension of, shall we say, Paul Johnson or Peregrine Worsthorne. But he possesses a......

Everyday, In Every Way .....

EVERY Day with Jesus by Selwyn Hughes is a bi-monthly publication by CWR which gives a daily devotional reading from the Bible together with a mediation on it. It also offers......

If One

night a stranger Spirituality and Justice by Donal Dorr (Gill and MacMillan, £5.95). SPIRITUALITY AND JUSTICE is Donal Dorr's third book. His first was on prayer and personal......

Tv And Radio By Kasia Giedroy .

I TV: D i A i a Y m "Link" examines various aspects of the puzzling learning disability dyslexia, believed to affect as many as one in ten children, and tells the story of David......

New Novels B. Hamilton Smith

Solstice by Joyce Carol Oates, (Jonathan Cape, L8.95). The sculpture Solstice stands outside the library of the Pennsylvania school where Monica, recovering from a bad marriage,......

`but Woman' But Strong

Pretty Good for a Woman: The Enigmas of Evelyn Scott by D A Callard, (Cape, "THE LOVE of those among whom one has been reared is usually not love at ail. One can die inwardly......

Eurovision Conquest

Celtic Inheritance, by Peter Herres ford Ellis (M ul ler, Blond & White, £10.95). BEAUTIFULLY illustrated by Gabriel Sempill, this authorative and thorough study of Celtic......

Standing On The Outside

The Outline of Sanity: A Life of Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Alvina Stone Dale. (Paperback, Paternoster Press £11.50). THERE is something shocking in reading about Chesterton in......