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From 1940 to 1 946 I was sole editor and, under war conditions, this was no easy
business. A more or less "learned" or rather expert journal like the Political
Quarterly presents a completely different editorial problem from a weekly like the
This was because the editor, Kingsley Martin, when he wanted to go on holiday
for a week or more or when he went on one of those peregrinations in Europe or
Asia which are essential stimulants to the life- blood of good journalists, had got ...
The competence of the editor to pontificate on some of these subjects is probably
no higher than that of a celibate old gentleman in Rome to lay down the law on
the intimacies and intricacies of copulation and the mechanics of contraceptives.
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Ah, the somewhat less famous husband of Virginia! I've read volumes 1 and 5 of his autobiography, and loved them. Leonard Woolf was an extremely intelligent man and an excellent writer. His prose has ... Read full review