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Retrospective: On The Road – Jack Kerouac

On The Road was, as the title suggests a road novel and a thinly veiled autobiographical account of Kerouac’s own journeys across America and the characters he met on his travels. Over the years it has become an iconic touchstone … Continue reading

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Review: The Hemlock Cup – Bettany Hughes

(2010, Jonathan Cape/Random House) Review by Ian Foster When is the last time you read a good book? I mean a real, heavyweight, non-fiction book with something interesting to impart? Dare I say it, even an academic book written by … Continue reading

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