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Winter 2017 Reviews

A collection of seasonal reading loosely connected by the themes of landscape, time and memory… The Last London: True Fictions from an Unreal City – Iain Sinclair This is the eighteenth and supposedly final chapter of Iain Sinclair’s London novel. … Continue reading

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Washington Irving and the Headless Horseman

Washington Irving was an American writer who spent much of his early literary career living in England.  But I only discovered recently, while doing some research for a piece on the Old Dee Bridge, that he was also a frequent … Continue reading

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The Fairy Mount

For in one sense Faerie represents a species of limbo, a great abyss of traditional material, into which every kind of ancient belief came to be cast as the acceptance of one new faith after another dictated the abandonment of … Continue reading

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