Culture
05 June 2000
When Robert Brasillach's play Berenice was staged in Paris in 1957, protesters from former resistance groups stormed...
Books
28 February 2000
While the turn of the century brought a saturation of words and images from the second world war, the conflict's Far...
Culture
20 December 1999
If the overstatement that colours John Walsh's newspaper columns is an Irish trait, then the understatement of this...
Books
06 December 1999
We are fond of viewing history as chaos, but it is really only a mess. A wealth of evidence ruins a good story, putting...
Culture
13 September 1999
The English like their great writers to entertain, and when a great writer's work falls short in this way, they demand...
Food and Drink
21 June 1999
War may be hell, but one of its best-kept secrets is how few of its participants are actually killed. The little-known...

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