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Homage to the greatest 18th-century poet you’ve never heard of

6 November 2021 9:00 am

If you were to glance only briefly at the title of the Irish poet Doireann Ní Ghríofa’s prose debut you…

Mothers and daughters: I Couldn’t Love You More, by Esther Freud, reviewed

12 June 2021 9:00 am

A new novel by Esther Freud — her ninth — raises the perennial but always fascinating question about the use…

Return to the lost city

26 August 2017 9:00 am

During a press interview in Bombay about his latest book, the author-narrator of Friend of My Youth feels ‘a surge…