BOOKS / Recommended
Saturday 29 January 1994
Days of Anger by Sylvie Germain, Dedalus, pounds 8.99. A magical epic with the force of folklore. Review by Robert Winder, 14 January.
Georges Perec: A Life in Words by David Bellos, Harvill, pounds 35. Ample and generous biography of the remarkable French novelist. Review by Hugo Barnacle, 11 December.
Travels with Virginia Woolf, edited by Jan Morris, Hogarth, pounds 17.99. Beautiful and eloquent extracts from Woolf's diaries and letters. Review by Natasha Walter, 12 January.
Exit into History by Eva Hoffman, Heinemann, pounds 16.99. A clear and steady-eyed odyssey through Eastern Europe by a former refugee. Review by Godfrey Hodgson, 22 January.
The Closed Circle by Robert Goddard, Bantam, pounds 14.99. The Prime Minister's favourite writer on good thrills-and-spills form. Review by Mike Petty, 22 January.
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