Category Archives: Cultural history

Pitch Perfect

[This article appeared in Historical Novels Review, issue 86, November 2018, 8-9] “The whole-life novel is a small genre with very eclectic exemplars.” William Boyd, a multi-genre, multi-award-winning author, has made it something of a trademark, having now written five. … Continue reading

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Leonardo: A Restless Genius

It’s always exciting to receive a parcel but the box that arrived a couple of days ago was particularly welcome. It contained these beautiful books: I love the cover and the translator’s name is there (#namethetranslator) … rather faint, but … Continue reading

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