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THI S MONTH 'S PULPIT is written by Frank M cLynn . He is th e auth o r of ove r twe nt y boo ks, o n subj ec ts as d iverse as Burto n , ft L Steve nso n, Jun g and , mos t rece ntl y, Villa and Zapa t a. Hi s Wago 11 s W es t , a n acco unt of th e ove rl a nd tr eks to Orego n and Ca li fo rn ia in th e mi d n in e t ee n t h ce ntur y, w ill b e pu b lis hed in Jun e.

SARA WH EELER's bi og ra ph y of Apsley C herry-G arrard , th e auth o r of The Worst J oumey in th e World, is published by J o nath an Cape.

MI CHAEL BURLE IGH's Th e Th i rd Reich: A tew History won the Samu el J o hnso n Pri ze fo r N on- Fi ctio n. His Death a11 d Delivera 11 ce : Euthmwsia i11 Ge rma11 y a nd Ge rm a11y T um s Eastwa rds: A S ru dy

BREN DA M AD DOX's bio g raph y o f ft osa lind Franklin will be publi shed in Jun e by H arper o llin s.

G ILES MACDONOGH is th e auth o r o f hi stori es o f Prussia and Berlin as we ll as bi ographjes o f Frederick th e G rea t and Kaise r Willi am 11.

C HAR LES WH EE LER se r ve d as Washin gt o n C orres po nd ent b efo re b eco min g th e BB C's C hi ef Co rr es p o nd e nt in t h e U SA . H e b eca m e a fa mili a r fi g ure on BB C Tel ev isio n N ews, Pau orama and , above all , News uight, w hil e produ cin g va ri o us d oc ume ntari es. H e has wo n m a n y pri zes, in c ludin g a BAFTA Spec ial Award in 1997.

J ESS ICA M ANN's n ew n ove l , Th e Vo ice fro m th e Grave, is publi shed thi s mo nth by Constable.

WILLI AM PAC KEI\. is art c riti c fo r th e Fi11au cia / Tiu ~es .

PULPIT

EMPIRE

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIRS

HISTORY

FOREIGN PARTS

1 FRANK M CLYNN

4 R o BERT BLAKE Th e Long R ecess iona l: Th e im perial Life of

Rrrdyard Kipling David G i lm o u r 5 ANDREW TAYLOR Brun ei: Th e Life and Tim es of

Isambard King dom Brun ei Angu s Bu c hanan 7 CHRI STOPHER 0 NDAA TJ E ltup eri al Van iti es : Th e Tru e

Adventures of th e Bak er Brot hers a11d Cordon of Khartoum Bri a n T h ompso n 9 ANDREW LY CETT h np eri al M arriage: An Edwardia n War and Peace Hu gh and Mirabe l Ce c i l

11 CHARLES WHEELER Th eodore R ex Edmund M orris 12 P ETER WASHIN GTON Janus St ern: A Life in L ett ers

1904-1993 Mil es Hud dl es ton 14 NJK O LAI T O LSTOY Al ex a11dra: Th e La s t T sarin a

C a roll y Eri c kson 15 KATHRYN H UGHES D ead M e11 's Wages Lilian Pizzi c hini 16 ANN K EN NEDY H ow I Ca111 e Int o My I nh eritanc e and

Oth er Tru e Stori es Dorotb y G a ll a g h er 17 CHARL ES G IBSON Alfred C ilb e y: A M emoir by Som e

Fri ends (Ed) David Watkin

20 MI CHAEL BURLEIGH Marian11 e i11 Chain s : i n S earch of t /t e

C erma11 O cc upatio11 1940- "/ 945 Rob e rt Gild ea 22 ANDRE W R OBERTS Th e Villa , th e Lak e, th e M ee ti11g :

Wann see a11d th e Fin al olrrti on M a rk Rosem a n 24 H AZHIR T EIM OU RI A j ihad: Th e Rise of Militant Is /am in C entral A sia Ahmed R ashid 26 J W M TH OMPSON Th e S ec ret Stat e: Whit ehall a11d th e

Cold War Pete r H e nne ssy 27 D ONALD CAMERON WATT K11ow Yorrr En emy: H ow the j oi11t Intellige nce Committ ee Saw the World P ercy Cradock 28 G ILES MA CD ONOG H M icro cos 111 : Portrait of a C entral

Errrop ean City Norman Davi es a nd Ro ge r Moorhouse 29 ALLAN MASS JE Th e Sco tti sh E11lig ltten111 enl: Th e Scots'

i nve 11tion of th e M odem W orld Artbur Herman

31 ANNA REID Mot her T ong rr es: Trav els throug h Tribal

Europ e Helena Drysdale 32 J OHN CLAY Th e Dig Tree : Th e Extraordina ry Story of the Ill ­

Fat ed Burke a11d Wills E x pedition Sarah Murga t royd 33 SARA WH EELER Voyages of D eht sio11: Th e S earch for th e

Nor tl n11 es t Pa ssage in tlt e A ge of R eason G l yn William.s

LITERARY REVIEW March 2002

Editor: N ANCY SLADEK Deputy Editor: THOMAS HODGKINSON Editorial A ss istant: Ci-IA RLIE CAMPJJELL

Genera/ A ss ista11t: ELEANOR PEERS Coutributillg Editor: SEJJ ASTJAN SH AKESPEARE Busiu ess & Advertising Ma11ager: R o BERT POSN ER

Fout·tdiug Editor: DJ\. ANNE SM ITH Foundit·tg Fath er: AUB EJ\.ON WAUGH

Cover illustration by Chris Ridde/1

Issue 11 0. 285

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