The cat-and-mouse game between the poet Osip Mandelstam and the Soviet dictator could only end in death.
One of the most consistent pleasures of Levy’s fiction is her complete resistance to unthinking characters, unthinking female characters in particular.
In The Wake, Paul Kingsnorth delicately loops the multifarious layers of English history together.
It is through Joyce’s intimate rummagings through the city’s yens and wardrobes that we come closest to identifying its inhabitants.
The Zombie PM
The doomed premiership of Theresa May