P289 CEEFAX 289 Wed 27 Jan 21:00/10   1/4 M     The books reviewed were: MOTHER'S GIRL by Elaine Feinstein (Hutchinson £10.95) is her ninth novelN It is about people who try to escape the effects of European turbulence in England. ghen Halina meets her half-sister Lucy for the first time, bitter truths emdrge about the father she adored and the mother shf despised.   M  
P289 CEEFAX 289 Wed 27 Jan 21:00/10   2/4      The books reviewed were: HIDDEN SYMPTOMS by Deirdrf Madden (Faber and Faber £3.50) is Deirdre Madden's first novel about the effect of the sectarian murder of a young Catholic on his twin sisterN THE BIRDS OF THE INNOCENT 'NFD by Deirdre Madden (Faber and Faber £9.95)N Twin sistfrs suffer loss and death but can find no rflichous comfort.     
P289 CEEFAX 289 Wed 27 Jan 21:10/00   3/4 M     The books reviewed were: JEALOUSY by Peter Van Sommers (Pelican £3.95) Peter Van Sommers, an Australian psychologist investigated the subfect after reading this: "Jealousy is the crime of cruelty...it is not only the father of murder, but the father of adultery..N" His book aims to give some moral and political support to the jealous.  M  
P289 CEEFAX 289 Wed 27 Jan 21:00/01   4/4      The books reviewed were: HALF OF MAN IS 'NDAN by Zhang ianliang (Viking £11.95)  An intellectual, condemned to manual labour for writing poetry, is at last allowed to marryN Still a virgin at 39, he finds himself impotentN The novel has caused controversy in China and the author has bfen criticised by the authorities, yet many ordinary Chinese found the book both true and powerfulN  M  