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I Have Called You By Your Name

  I. Hvalfjörður I’d promised Sam whales, a substitute for his Mum who was off on holiday with her new boyfriend. Sam knows all about whales....

Cultural Readings of the Refugee Crisis

  In jeans and a t-shirt, demurely slouching at the end of a table of prominent and impassioned speakers, Hassan Akkad cuts an inconspicuous figure....

Rain When it Falls on Bracken

  Rain when it falls on bracken silkily is like a sea of sounds and you are deep among them so deep you cannot fathom how you came to be here...

Pigeon Feathers

  At the time the boy had no idea that this was the last thing they were doing as a family. He was the one who...

Hardwrought Works

War Music, Christopher Logue, Faber, 2015, edited by Christopher Reid, 341pp £20 (hardback) Spills, Angela Leighton, Carcanet, 2016, 183pp, £12.99 (paperback)   Homer’s Iliad has been adored...

My London

  Navtej Sarna is an Indian writer and diplomat. He is presently India’s ambassador to the United States. This is the twenty-second article in our...

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