Monthly Archives: December 2011

REVIEW: Whom the Gods Love – Kate Ross

(Hodder and Stoughton 1996) Julian Kestrel – Regency dandy, man-about-town and sometime sleuth – begins his third adventure in a churchyard in Hampstead, where Sir Malcolm Faulkland, eminent barrister, has asked for a meeting. Sir Malcolm wants Kestrel to investigate … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Cosima Wagner: The Lady of Bayreuth – Oliver Hilmes

(Yale University Press 2011) I picked this up at Blackwell’s music shop in Oxford (along with lots of CDs of twentieth century music) – something of a departure for me, since I don’t tend to read biography, and I’m not … Continue reading

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