To Lynne and Becky




First published in 1975 by Methuen & Go Ltd
11 New Fetter Lane, London EC4P 4EE
(c) 1975 Stephen Walker
Printed in Great Britain by
Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press), Ltd
Bungay, Suffolk

ISBN (hardback) 0 416 82780 2
ISBN (paperback) 0 416 82790 X

We are grateful to Grant McIntyre of
Open Books Publishing Ltd
for assistance in the preparation of this series


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