Culture
30 May 2012
Satantango László Krasznahorkai Tuskar Rock, 320pp, £12.99 Satantango is a difficult book to...
Culture
25 July 2011
Orpheus: the Song of Life Ann WroeJonathan Cape, 272pp, £17.99Orpheus came from a time before clear distinctions were...
Books
07 April 2011
In 1647, when imprisoned by the parliamentary army in Hampton Court Palace, Charles I warned the poet John Denham that...
Books
13 January 2011
There is something unsettling about the tone of Antal Szerb's mature work, a louche, world-weary disenchantment that is...
Books
18 November 2010
War brings with it separation: of lovers, families, friend and foe, the quick and the dead. Meetings at such a time...
Culture
27 September 2010
Andrew Marvell: the Chameleon Nigel SmithYale University Press, 352pp, £25#Is Andrew Marvell the most skittish English...
Culture
15 March 2010
Anti-Semites used to make themselves easily identifiable. William Prynne, opposing the readmission of the Jews to...
UK Politics
10 January 2008
Gordon Brown has made "citizenship" a central plank of his political philosophy. Anyone who wants British nationality...
Asia
22 November 2007
Marylebone Cricket Club, spiritual headquarters of world cricket, is trying to replace the clatter of machine guns in...
Politics
15 November 2007
Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones was born in Jamaica but moved to Small Heath in Birmingham with his family at the age of four....