Tag Archives: John Le Carre

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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Louisa Manning

One story that caught my eye and my imagination a few days ago was that of Louisa Manning, the young woman who found an opportunity to take belated but spectacular revenge in the spirit of Voltaire upon a childhood tormentor. … Continue reading

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A Perfect Spy

A few notable interruptions notwithstanding, I’ve spent the last decade or so writing about Stonehenge and judging from the amount of traffic my Eternal Idol site received, as well as from some of the kind words that have been sent … Continue reading

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