Cressida Connolly 28 April 2012 10:00 am
It’s odd, but we mostly go about as if death were optional, something we could get out of, like games…
Ferdinand Mount 25 February 2012 10:00 am
When totting up the positives from the British Raj, people often put the railways first, followed by the Indian Civil…
D. J. Taylor 11 September 2010 12:00 am
Reviewing Lindsay Clarke’s Whitbread-winning The Chymical Wedding a small matter of 20 years ago, and noting its free and easy cast and wistful nods in the direction of the Age of Aquarius, I eventually pronounced that it was a ‘hippy novel’.
Patrick Marnham 4 September 2010 12:00 am
Africa is the setting for several of V. S. Naipaul’s finest fictional stories — In a Free State, A Bend in the River, Half a Life.