The agreeable eye

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More specifically concerning: soviet


31 August 2008, around 0.12.

We always associate the word ‘book’ with printing, and think of it in terms of format and typographical convenience, but such mechanical criteria do not apply to notebooks, whose beginning and end are determined only by the unity of the poetic impulse which gives birth to a given series of poems. In other words, a […]

Setting the East Ablaze

2 January 2010, around 8.20.

The main problem – and the reason why The Great Game is a superior book – is that the material does not seem fully digested. The tone changes from chapter to chapter depending on whose memoirs Hopkirk draws on…

stulta navis

27 January 2015, around 5.21.

in which culture achieves its apotheosis and history is denied

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