Literary Review OCTOBER 2001 U

THE FANTASTIC FLAUBERT The Talented Tennessee Williams * The Insular Larkin

The Mighty Mitfords * T h e Macho Men Morris in Trieste * Boswell in Edinburgh * Capek in London

Daniel Johnson scrutinises Speer Simon Heffer undresses the Redcoats

Richard Overy wages War in Italy John Adamson unmasks the Marlboroughs SARA WHEELER MEETS NORMAN LEWIS Roy Porter pursues Oblivion * Kathryn Hughes has a Feast Katie Hickman on Prostitution * Jessica Mann on Good Wives Geordie Greig on an Island * Emma Parker-Bowles on the Road

FICTION: W G Sebald, Ian McEwan, Derek Beaven, Fay Weldon...