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1965

  • Review of The Flag by Robert Shaw, How Many Miles to Babylon? by Ann Borowick, The Fly by Richard Chopping and Take Heed of Loving Me by Elizabeth Gray Vining, for Spectator, completed 7 Jan 1965, published 15 Jan 1965.
  • Review of Caernarvonshire: Volume III (West), for Spectator, 9 Jan 1965.
  • Poetry review of Norman Mac Craig’s Measures, Sylvia Plath’s Ariel and David Wright’s Adam At Evening, for Ambit, 12 May 1965.
  • Review of A Spaniard in the Works by John Lennon, for Guardian, completed 20 Jun 1965, published 9 Jul 1965.
  • Review of The Twelve Chairs by Ilf and Petrov, translated by John Richardson, for Socialist Commentary, 1 Jul 1965.

1966

  • Review of A History of English Architecture by Peter Kidson, Peter Murray, and Paul Thompson, for Western Mail, 26 Jan 1966.
  • Review of Three by Ann Quin, Tremor of Intent by Anthony Burgess, The Partnership by Barry Unsworth, and The Early Life of Stephen Hind by Storm Jameson, for Sunday Times, completed 31 May 1966, published 5 Jun 1966.
  • Review for All Day Saturday by Colin McInnes, Caliban’s Wooing by Victor Price, The Train Ride by Peter Loughran and In Praise of Older Women by Stephen Vizinczey, 9 Aug 1966.
  • Review of Notes From A Sea Diary: Hemingway All The Way by Nelson Algren, for New Statesman, 28 Sep 1966.
  • Review of Almost A Gentleman by Mark Benney, for Sunday Times, 25 Oct 1966.
  • Review of The New Brutalism by Reyner Banham and A Portrait of the Female Mind As a Young Girl by Alison Smithson, for Western Mail, 28 Dec 1966.

1967

  • Poetry review of Death of a Naturalist by Seamus Heaney and Cages by Ruth Fainlight, for Outposts, 28 Jan 1967.
  • Review of Giles Goat-Boy or The Revised New Syllabus by John Barth, for Books and Bookmen, 27 Feb 1967.
  • Review of Giles Goat-Boy or The Revised New Syllabus by John Barth, for Western Mail, under pseudo-name Henry Wriothesley, 27 Mar 1967.
  • Review of No’s Knife by Samuel Beckett, EH Joe and Other Writings by Samuel Beckett and Beckett at Sixty: A Festschrift, for New Statesman, 7 Jul 1967.
  • Review of Celebrations by Alan Burns and The Self Devoted Friend by Marvin Cohen, for New Statesman, 7 Nov 1967.

1968

  • Review of The Euston Arch and the Growth of the London, Midland & Scottish Railway by Alison and Peter Smithson, for Guardian, 19 Dec 1968.

1969

  • Review of Terra Amata by J.M.G. le Clezio, for Bookcase, 13/2/69.
  • Review of The Beastly Beatitudes of Balthazar B. by J.P. Donleavy, for Bookcase, 6/1/69.
  • Review of Wilson Harris’ Palace of the Peacock, for Bookcase, 30/1/69.
  • Review of Elizabeth Bowen’s Eva Troutor Changing Scenes, for Bookcase, 22/1/69.
  • Radio broadcast script for Bookcase featuring a review of Elizabeth Bowen’s Eva Troutor Changing Scenes, recorded 24 Jan 1969.
  • Radio broadcast script for Bookcase featuring a review of Wilson Harris’ Palace of the Peacock, recorded 31 Jan 1969.
  • Radio broadcast script for Bookcase featuring a review of The Beastly Beatitudes of Balthazar B. by J.P. Donleavy, recorded 7 Feb 1969.
  • Radio broadcast script for Bookcase featuring a review of Terra Amata by J.M.G. le Clezio, recorded 14 Feb 1969.

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