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A Nose For The Needy

Penelope Lively THE NICK OF TIME by Francis King Arcadia Books, f11.99, pp. 320, ISBN 1900850788 F rancis King is 80 and this is his 28th novel; a moment of quiet respect seems......

Deeper Into A Moral Quagmire

Honor Clerk LOST SOULS by Michael Collins Weidenfeld & Nicolson, £12.99, pp. 280, ISBN 029764565X 1 t's a wonder there is anyone left in America over Hallowe'en. We have all......