Monthly Archives: November 2016

Real Books, Fake News

Yesterday, I picked up a second-hand copy of John Le Carre’s novel A Most Wanted Man, while I also received – as a belated birthday present – a pristine hardback copy of The Tarot, a non-fiction study of these mysterious, … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Richard Cavendish, genius author of The Black Arts

I do not know of a single person who has not suffered in some way during 2016, not only on account of one or more of their cultural or childhood heroes dying, but also because of the way they perceive … Continue reading

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Hazlitt on Coleridge; Lovecraft and Stonehenge

A few days ago, while I was attempting to get the piles of books here in my study into some kind of order, I was delighted to rediscover my aged, hardback copy of The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations. The … Continue reading

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