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Politics

Diary

High Society

Fiction

Poetry

Lives and Letters

Folklore

Commentary

Music

Art

Film

Photography

Interview

Contents

Frederic Raphael : The Tyranny of the Toadies ....... ..... ........ .... ........... ......... ........ .. ..... ............ 3

Karen Mulhallen : Canadian Diary .... ...... .. ......... .......................................................................... 5

orman Lebrecht: Frankfurt Diary ............................ ......... ............. .......... .. ........... .......... .. ........ 25

Bill Greenwell: Uncertain Laughter ............................................................................................ 6

Maqbool Aziz: Anita Desai .............. .. ........................ .. ...... .... ............. .. ........ .......... ....................... 8 Julian Rathbone : Mordecai Then and Now ................................................. .. ........................... 11 Keith Parker: Unexplained Myste ries .................................. ... .. .................................................. 12 John Peck: Romantic Fiction ................................. .. .............. ... .. .................................................. 14

Patricia Craig: Paul Muldoon ........................................................................................................ 15

Colin Wilson : Henry Williamson .............................. .. .. .. ...... ..... ...... ... ........ ............. .. ................... 16

Una Maclean: Midnight and Magic ............... .... ...... .. ..... .. .. ... ................ .. .. .. .. .................... .......... 21 Joe Farrell: Remote Encounte rs ........... .... .................. .. ................................................................ 22

Juliet Cheetham: Nuclear Quandaries ........................................................................................ 24

Anthony Arblaster: The BBC and the Proms ........................................................................... 27

Roger Pinkh am: Heave n in the High Street .............................................................................. 28

Fo rsy th Hard y: Verdi cts on Film-makers ...... .... ........ ........ ................... .......... ........................... 29

Sylvi:re Monod : Cameron's Tenn yson ...... ...... ........................................................ .. .................. 32

C. W. E. Bigsb y: Angus Wilson (part 2) .. ...... .......................................................................... .... 33

Paperbacks p. 41 . . . Chi ldren 's Books p. 39 . . . Letters to the Edit or p. 40 . . . Do ri c Column p. 31. Poems by Muro Saisei, Hagiwara Sakutara (trans. Graeme Wilson), R. Stein, D. M. Thomas

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