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Kipling is associated with sentimental children’s fiction or tub-thumping racism, but his best fiction captures the horrors of empire, acted out by colonisers and subjects alike.
Maya Jasanoff offers a compelling examination of the great novellist's life and work.
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Len Deighton’s SS-GB and the lure of alternate histories.
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