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Summer in the City

Summer in the City

on Aug 27, 2015

From Shakespeare onwards (Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?) the English summer has inspired poets. And there is no doubt that an English summer can be a glorious thing: verdant green grass, sweet-smelling roses, juicy strawberries, but the cold hard truth is that it can be…cold…and wet. Rain doesn’t just stop play at Wimbledon, it can...

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Natasha’s Dance

Natasha’s Dance

on Aug 12, 2015

So what kind of book are you reading on holiday this summer? A murder-mystery perhaps? Or a heart-warming romance? How about nearly 600 pages on the cultural history of Russia? It perhaps isn’t the first thing that springs to mind but if you haven’t packed your suitcase yet, I’d recommend adding a copy of Natasha’s Dance by Orlando Figes. I...

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