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Daft Language Mars A Good Guide

Encyclopedia of the Bible edited by Walter Elwell in two volumes (Marshall Pickering, £29.50) Timothy Elphick TURN the first few pages of the new Marshall Pickering Encyclopedia......

Immortality For A Once Neglected Now-praised Detailed Writer

A Lot To Ask: A Life of Barbara Pym by Hazel Holt (Macmillan, £14.95) Jennifer Hickman THERE is quite a gulf between those readers to whom the world of Barbara Pym is a minutely......

History Put In Brackets By A Sloppy Writer

The Duel by John Lukacs (Godley Head, £14.99) John Laffin THE publisher's description of this book is direct. It is a "dramatic and intensely focused study of the almost......

A Dissident Voice A Higher Kind Of Loyalty By Liu Binyan...

Ian McDougall BOOKS by exiled Chinese dissidents seem to me to differ from those of their Soviet counterparts in stressing that communism as a system is not to blame — only the......