The McNulty family in the novels of Sebastian Barry have a definite claim to be one of the unluckiest in…
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In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Sebastian Barry's On Canaan's Side is an epic novel covering almost seven decades in the life of...
Aethelred the Unready (c.968—1016) has not, as Levi Roach acknowledges, enjoyed a good press. In recent times there may have… The post England’s unloved king appeared first on The Spectator.
Art Spiegelman, the American cartoonist behind Maus, the celebrated Holocaust cartoon, dreamt up a good definition of graphic novels: comics… The post Picture books for grown-ups appeared first on The Spectator.
It is difficult to write well about slavery. As with the Holocaust, the subject’s horrific nature lends itself too easily… The post A parable of good and evil appeared first on The Spectator.