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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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A Tribute to Helen Dunmore. The Moment: Gone Forever, but also Here, Now

I was very saddened to read of Helen Dunmore’s death earlier this month and I wanted to republish this (rather long) interview that describes our meeting in Edinburgh, back in 2008.  I can still picture her sitting in the Signing … Continue reading

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