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Roundup: Orphans and Entrecote

This week’s roundup relates mostly to books and book reviews: –In reviewing the book Orphans: A History by Jeremy Seabrook in The Spectator, novelist Philip Hensher considers several eaxmples of how orphans have been treated in literature by various authors, … Continue reading

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Novelists Review Powell Biography

In yesterday’s papers, two novelists review the new biography of Anthony Powell by Hilary Spurling. Philip Hensher in the Spectator declares that Powell has finally received the biography he deserves. He also discusses the relationship of Powell and Evelyn Waugh: … Continue reading

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Barchester Revisited

Novelist and critic Philip Hensher in today’s Daily Telegraph previews a new TV series adapted by Julian Fellowes based on a novel by Anthony Trollope. This is Doctor Thorne, the third novel in the Barchester Chronicles, which¬†begins a three-part broadcast … Continue reading

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