The Press: Highbrows' Horizon

In its six years, a little English magazine called Horizon has come closer than anything in sight to filling the void left by the U.S.'s famed Dial (1880-1929) and T. S. Eliot's London Criterion (1922-39). Horizon's influence is out of all proportion to its 10,000 circulation.

Of all times to start a literary magazine in Britain, Cyril Connolly picked December 1939. Europe's lights were blinking out, and England was in for it, when he lit his brave little cultural candle. He called it Horizon, and got a millionaire milkman's son to foot the bills....

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