Jonathan Mirsky

Two female figures collect the remains of a dead horse for food.

Whisper who dares

29 December 2016 3:00 pm

Stand aside, Homer. I doubt whether even the author of the Iliad could have matched Alexis Peri’s account of the…

Samurai

A girl in a million

10 December 2016 9:00 am

All readers know that good novels draw us into other worlds. I cannot think of another, however, which so alarmed…

Dalai Lama In India

Untold tales of Tibet

1 October 2016 9:00 am

On the night of 17 March 1959, the 14th Dalai Lama, aged 23, slipped out of the Norbulinka, his summer…