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Rome #%^;;!! – a review of the book by Robert Hughes

This is a tacky book. I nearly stopped reading it before I finished the Prologue, and to some extent I regretted reading it by the time I had finished the Epilogue. Robert Hughes, the Australian art critic, has written this … Continue reading

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I just finished reading The most dangerous man in the world by Andrew Fowler. The books tells a fascinating story of the rise and fall of Julian Assange, and the rise and rise of Wikileaks. There are elements of cloak and … Continue reading

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A useful idiot

One of my favourite series of books as a child was the Arthur Ransome series Swallows and Amazons. My parents bought the twelve books for me progressively over several years as birthday, Christmas and special occasion treats (I remember getting … Continue reading

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