(he was a dangerous shot, missing p heasants and peppering p easant women' HIBBERT'S PERSONAL HISTORY OF WELLINGTON

Paul Johnson Salutes A N Wilson's St Paul

Douglas Johnson Tackles Spears; Richard Overy Shakes a Speer

Philip of Spain as a Jolly Old Soul

Sheridan as a Splendid Failure; Mackay Brown as He Was IFAULKS ON DE BOTTON: How Proust Can Change Your Life I ~~~~

TRAVEL: From William Dalrymple's Desert Fathers to Gavin Young's Vietnam via Sara Wheeler on Yemen and Beryl Bainbridge in Britain

Gott's EMPIRE * Clay's BEDLAM * Appleyard's CONNEXITY

WALLACE ARNOLD Ponders Kingsley's English FICTION: Hanif Kureishi, Piers Paul Read, Elisa Segrave and Amy Bloom