30 MARCH 1996, Page 25

What about the book?

Sir: Perhaps you could ask your literary edi- tor to suggest to his reviewers that they say something about the book they are pur- porting to review. Having read Robert Stewart's little essay about Caroline of Brunswick (Books, 23 March), I would welcome a review of Flora Fraser's biography of the lady. So, I imag- ine, would Flora Fraser. It is rather irritating to come upon what is allegedly a review of your book, only to find it never mentioned.

Allan Massie

Thirladean House, Selkirk