On the Vegemite Trail

Posted on by David Gelber

Somewhere deep in the archives of Brazil’s Police Intelligence Department there is a curious file about the highly suspect activities of a mysterious gringo. He stands about 5ft 10ins, is slim to the point of emaciation, he had a not very convincing beard, short fair hair, and all witnesses agree that his eyes had a […]

Nuclear Blackmail

Posted on by Jonathan Beckman

At the height of the referendum campaign on Britain and the Common Market, one of the Labour Cabinet ministers who was leading the Keep Britain Out group, confessed to a private gathering that he was fighting with his hands tied behind his back. ‘The real reason to stay out is that we simply cannot compete’, […]

On Being Adapted

Posted on by Tom Fleming

If, as for obvious reasons I did, you happened to turn on your television sets during January and watched the BBC-2 adaptation, by Christopher Hampton, of The History Man, and if, as for obvious reasons I had, you happened to know the novel itself, then you might well have had some thoughts about the nature […]

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