Books
14 February 2005
This is Anita Brookner's 23rd assault on despair, and it is a particularly muted, spare and melancholy addition to her...
Books
02 June 2003
W Somerset Maugham's status is ambiguous. His death is now almost 40 years in the past. Although he was famous in his...
Food and Drink
03 July 2000
There is a photograph of Muriel Spark in her prime by Mark Gerson, which featured in an exhibition of his work at the...