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Roald Dahl: Literary hero

James Murphy lauds Roald Dahl as a literary hero   My last article focused on Ian Fleming and Roald Dahl provides a natural sequel. Like Fleming,...

Romantic heroes: Ian Fleming and James Bond

James Murphy examines his romantic heroes, Ian Fleming and James Bond   I was privileged to attend the recent Masterpiece art and antiques fair in Chelsea....

In defence of Gwyneth Paltrow

James Murphy leaps to the defence of Gwyneth Paltrow   You’ve heard the news: Gwyneth Paltrow is ‘consciously uncoupling’ from Chris Martin. It’s only human to...

Katherine “Kate” Mosse OBE

This author and co-founder of the Orange Prize for Literature must often find people confusing her with the model of the same name. Most...

Ecstasy and Babycham

A marine residence with a history tied to the Rolls-Royce Spirit of Ecstasy, the Special Operations Executive and Babycham   The House on the Shore on...

Richard Mason

This talented author was born in South Africa but educated at Eton and New College, Oxford. The Drowning People, his first novel, gained him...
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