Liteziwy Review MARCH 2001 C/

I

David Profirno wonders

WHERE ARE THE JESTERS NOW?

Felipe Fernandez-Armesto revives Philip V of Spain

Robert Nye reveres Rochester DanielJohnson reassessesJoseph Roth Custine the Libertarian * Richter the Pianist George N the Dandy * William Hamilton the Diplomat

Jonathan Spence commits Treason by the Book

John Adamson takes us back to 1688 Ray Porter explores Wilson's Magical Universe

'Traditions': Short Story by I

WILLIAM TREVOR All Aboard The Floating Brothel * Anyone for Poker? Colin Wilson berates a Murderer * Frank M c L p buries a Mole Updib* Jonathan Coe, Dwid Lodge' er cl in and M m t , DJ Tayl~fc