Food and Drink
23 April 2001
Olaf Olafsson's acclaimed first novel, published in English as Absolution, tells the story of an extremely rich but...
Books
22 November 1999
As we approach the millennium, King Arthur is assured of his prominence as, just possibly, Britain's favourite monarch...
Books
27 September 1999
Melvyn Bragg's 17th novel begins, conventionally enough, with a soldier returning home from Burma. It is the summer of...
Culture
13 September 1999
Can a master playwright and skilled columnist also produce a successful novel? Can the writer of the award-winning...
Food and Drink
02 August 1999
The spell woven by Homer's account of the Trojan war has become part of our collective western mythology; its heroes...