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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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The Modest Biographer: John Aubrey

Ruth Scurr’s new biography takes an innovative form – although being a lecturer, at Cambridge, she is hesitant to admit to doing anything so dangerous as innovation.  Nonetheless, it is innovative and she may well have just launched a new vogue in … Continue reading

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