Chronicles Magazine REVIEWS

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    Visions and Revisions

    In his latest book, John Lukacs returns to some of the same territory that he covered in one of his finest works, The Last European War. Here he has concentrated on the critical period in which the Nazis conquered Western Europe and in which the...

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    Cleaning Up

    This autobiography pretty much confirms the impression left by an occasional reading of Carl Rowan's columns over the years: a decent enough fellow, earnest but smug, amiable at times but given to portentous and endless scoldings about "hidden...

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    The City Beat

    Red Love is "third generation Leninist" porno star Suzie Sizzle's yet-unmade dream project, the love story of her aunt and uncle, the Rosenberg-like spies Dolly and Solly Rubell.

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    One-Fifth Pink

    Anticipating the latest Flashman novel is always a delight, and then there are the reviews to look forward to. The best of these are humorless, priggish, and hortatory, and read as if they had been composed by the writer with his left hand, while...

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    The Romantic Streak

    A review of an early Blackford Oakes novel referred to Mr. Buckley's handling of a sex scene as the Hardy Boys go to a bordello. In this, the ninth book in the series, Buckley demonstrates a surer grasp, one might say, of such matters.

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    Critics at Work

    Just what is "Neoconservative Criticism"? What gives it any particular essence or distinguishes it from other brands being bartered in bookstores and newsstands throughout the Republic?

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