Sam Kitchener

Pile of Faux Uncut Diamonds Isolated on a Black Background

Who wouldn't want to be Joseph Conrad?

27 August 2016 9:00 am

A certain sort of male novelist will always aspire to be Joseph Conrad. The seedy cosmopolitanism of his fiction and…

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BOOKENDS: A Tiny bit Marvellous

23 October 2010 10:00 am

Criticising Dawn French feels like kicking a puppy. She’s so winning that the nation was even tempted to let The Vicar of Dibley slide.

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Something filthy by return

11 September 2010 12:00 am

Gerard Woodward’s Nourishment opens in second world war London.