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Tom Hiney INDEPENDENCE DAY by Richard Ford The Harvill Press, £14.99, pp. 451 W hen a good novelist chooses a boring subject to write about, the results can be exasperating. and as far as boring...Read more
Ra Page LOVE IN A BLUE TIME by Hanif Kureishi Faber, .f8.99, pp. 212 A s any closet romantic will tell you, falling out of love can be an even grander experience than falling into it, as well as,...Read more
Cressida Connolly HAND TO MOUTH: A CHRONICLE OF EARLY FAILURE by Paul Auster Faber, £15.99, pp. 436 I hope that this book doesn't mean that there's something the matter with Paul Auster. He is the...Read more
T his term my sixth form at the City of London School has been doing King Lear. A-Level English Literature is done rather than read, you understand, a process resembling that to which Jerome K....Read more
James Buchan THE RUNAWAY SOUL by Harold Brodkey Cape, £15.99, pp. 835 resented with this big, solemn and industrially difficult first novel, British critics have either giggled (these...Read more
James Buchan HENRY JAMES: THE IMAGINATION OF GENIUS by Fred Kaplan John CurtislHodder & Stoughton, £25, pp. 620 I n the Nation of 11 August 1870, there is an article on the then new summer resort...Read more