1 Literary Review AUGUST 2004

THE AGE OF THE AMATEUR SPY Nigel Jones o n Intelligence Operations i n t he First World War

Adam LeBor cowers before Tamerlane Peter Jones marvels at Alexander the Great Norman Stone applauds the Turks Today

Eichmann's Crimes * Napoleon's Legend

Dracula's Teeth

Carole Angier salutes W G Sebald Diderot's Encyclopedia * Stradivarius' Violins

An Amazonian Adventuress * Two Sapphic Hostesses Four Gorgeous Garmans l