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Rex Whistler

Portrait of the artist as a young man

24 November 2012
In Search of Rex Whistler: His Life and his Work Hugh and Mirabel Cecil

Frances Lincoln, pp.272, £40, ISBN: 9780711232303

Had the artist Rex Whistler not been killed in Normandy in 1944 at the age of 39, in what direction would his great talent have gone? It is futile to… Read more

But mad north- north-west

14 January 2006
Lord Malquist and Mr Moon Tom Stoppard

Faber, pp.208, 7.99

In 1966, a proud Tom Stoppard went to Foyles’, where to his delighted surprise 12 copies of his first novel were on display. Two weeks later, he checked up on… Read more