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Literature

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The Near Horizon Collapse, TechUtopia, or Small Is Beautiful – Part One: HubrisBy Holly Jean Buck Review by Tim Barton In After Geoengineering: Climate Tragedy, Repair, and Restoration (Verso, £), Holly Jean Buck quotes SF author Kim Stanley Robinson, who…
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A Land By Jacquetta Hawkes A Pelican Book, paperback published 1959; hardback from Cresset Press, 1951 Review by Tim Barton Jacquetta Hawkes Perfidious Albion, the culmination of centuries under the Norman yoke. In 1951, Jacquetta Hawkes, soon to marry J B…
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Literature

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REVIEW BY GILL KNIGHT Ben White’s new book, Cracks in the Wall: Beyond Apartheid in Palestine / Israel, reframes the seemingly unsolvable situation in that land to include all of the elements that created it – historical, ideological and political.…
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Literature

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Charles and Mary Lamb at Hastings By Edward Preston Published by Literatours, available from Bookbuster REVIEW BY TIM BARTON Friends with Coleridge, Wordsworth and Hazlitt, the Lambs, who were brother and sister, were literary darlings in their day. In 1807 the…
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Secret Hastings & St Leonards By Tina Brown  REVIEW BY TIM BARTON Now here’s a fun little book – unearthing details of smuggling, former famous residents, groovy little places like the Mortuary House, and much more. Passionate historian Tina Brown…
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Literature

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A Smuggler’s Tale By Andy Clancy    Published by Pegasus Imagine you are at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815, with Sergeant Major Daniel Sibson and his lifelong friend Corporal Ralph Masters, fighting for your lives and your country facing…
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