Chronicles Magazine Book Review

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    Studies in Tyranny

    Nearly half a century after their destruction, Nazi Germany and Adolf Hitler remain the objects of greater attention and hatred than do Stalin and his Soviet Union, although the extent of their crimes were similar and Stalin's regime was in some...

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    I'm Nobody

    In a prepublication interview, Leslie Fiedler remarked that he had wanted for years to use the title he has given to his latest book. In Fiedler on the Roof, however, the authorial persona resembles neither that of the effervescent Lev Teitlebaum...

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    The Good Soldier

    One of the many vices I cultivate is a weakness for biographies. An intelligent female once told me firmly that she didn't read biographies. She thought them depressing: the subjects got old and died.

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    Divided Loyalties

    Graham Greene died this year at 86, a ripe old age that was no small accomplishment for a man who at 19 played Russian roulette on the Berkhamsted common until he grew bored with even the possibility of his own death.

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    Crusoe's Island

    Because William York Tindall's Forces in Modern British Literature extends itself only to 1946, and because there has been nothing as wide-ranging published since, I looked forward to George Watson's book repairing the omission.

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