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The Silence Of The Slave

The Silence Of The Slave

…1765, aged twelve, for slave owner John Pinney’s Mountravers plantation in Nevis. When Jones was an adult, Pinney brought him back to Bristol to be his personal manservant, and he…

Chambers Of Inspiration

Chambers Of Inspiration

…Scala Sancta, the ‘holy stairway’ near the basilica of St John Lateran in Rome. Berzaghi argued that the Mantuan apartment was used for devotional purposes by Duke Vincenzo’s second son,…

Tom Bullough

Tom Bullough

Tom Bullough is the author of four novels, most recently Addlands (Granta, 2016). Admirers of his work, which has been widely translated, include John Banville, Victoria Hislop, Niall Griffiths, Susan…

Horatio Clare

Horatio Clare

John Moores University. His books have been listed for numerous prizes, winning the Somerset Maugham award, the Foreign Press Association award and the Stanford-Dolman travel book of the year. Future…

Anthony Quinn

Anthony Quinn

…Boyd, Sarah Waters, Richard Ford, Jay McInerney, PJ O’Rourke, Ian McEwan, the Amises père et fils. He managed to meet his heroes – John Updike, Pauline Kael, Robert Hughes –…

A Piece Of The Continent

A Piece Of The Continent

…explore connections and claim them, through telling stories. In 1624 John Donne told us that no man is an island — every man is ‘a piece of the continent’. If…

If You Catch One And Eat Her Tail

If You Catch One And Eat Her Tail

…there are in my philosophy, and my name is not the same as Hamlet’s friend. I do believe, though, that the line in John 14:2 seems to me to be…

From Ear to Gut

From Ear to Gut

…the knowledge that the wordwaves created by, say, John O’May reading Joyce Carol Oates’s We Were the Mulvaneys or Jeremy Irons narrating Lolita will carry me through the working day….

Ursus Inspiration

Ursus Inspiration

…purple ink and shared a habit with Woolf of writing while standing up. John Steinbeck began his writing day by laboriously sharpening a set of particular pencils — either Eberhard…