Monthly Archives: December 2012

Anyone’s Game depicts Brave New Russia

I certainly had Huxley’s novel in mind when I was writing the Moscow chapter of Anyone’s Game.  As I wrote in my first blog on these pages, in September 2012, novelists tend to have other novels in mind when they … Continue reading

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Margate Summer 2012

Tracey Emin has praised her native Margate as romantic and unsuburban. You can certainly feel something special when you get off the train. The long platform canopies are graceful and the spacious station interior, empty at noon on a weekday, … Continue reading

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