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Revolutionary in spirit

7 July 2012
The Road Not Taken: How Britain Narrowly Missed a Revolution Frank McLynn

Bodley Head, pp.624, 25, ISBN: 9780224072939

A few years ago, a French reader congratulated me on my marvellous biography of Napoleon. Yes, I agreed, it’s a terrific read — an absolute blinder. But I had to… Read more


Forever waging wars

19 May 2012
The Plantagenets Dan Jones

Harper Press, pp.632, 25

Death by buggery. Death by castration. Even death by being scared to death. Or so we are led to believe for the Plantagenets’ world. They had a lighter side, too:… Read more