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Its stylistic combination of rawness and verbal invention explains to a great degree the huge impact Terminal Innocence had on its first public.
Trying to explain the French mindset to the Anglo-Saxon world is a literary subgenre.
The Pacific war did not end neatly in 1945.
34 years after Peter Sutcliffe was arrested, this intriguing debut shows how deeply the Yorkshire Ripper is embedded in regional imagination.
Andrew Hankinson talks to the Scottish comedian about his work, turning down Question Time and why he asks awkward questions on Twitter.
Valery Gergiev and the London Symphony Orchestra's rendition of all five Prokofiev piano concertos in one programme has divided critics: is it a gimmick, or a masterstroke?
Michael Moorcock revolutionised science fiction with symbolism, sex and psychoactive drugs. Now, at 75, he has invented another genre.
What do J P Morgan, Sigmund Freud and Kim Kardashian all have in common with E L Doctorow? A hazy relationship between fact and fiction, that's what.
McGovern’s microphone sagged. “I just had my feeling about this particular planet go down a notch.” “The Beige Planet,” piped up her co-presenter, Lawrence Pollard.
We might be twenty years on from Toy Story, but Inside Out is proof that computer-animated features can still deliver giddy imaginative crescendos.
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