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Out, Damned Spoto!

Out, I say John Osborne LAURENCE OLIVIER by Donald Spoto Harper Collins, 178, pp.387 I t is my own irrational opinion that if you don't believe in God, you shouldn't waste the......

Irrecoverably Dark, Without All Hope Of Day

Hilary Mantel JUMP AND OTHER STORIES by Nadine Gordimer Bloomsbury, £13.99, pp.257 N ow that Nadine Gordimer has been awarded a Nobel Prize, it will be harder than ever to......