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Katherine Rundell’s essay is a brilliantly smart and engaging defence of the importance of children’s literature for all readers, of all ages, writes our arts contributor Jo Hemmings.
Read More “Child’s Play: Why You Should Read Children’s Books, Even Though You Are So Old and Wise by Katherine Rundell”
Helen Oyeyemi’s latest novel, Gingerbread, surreally blurs fact and fiction in a tale involving three generations of women who love to bake.
Read More “Helen Oyeyemi’s Gingerbread – a surreal and fantastical story about mother-daughter relationships”
Daisy Johnson’s 2018 Man Booker-shortlisted novel, Everything Under, rewrites the Oedipus myth into a mother-daughter story set in an eerie, waterlogged world.
Read More “Daisy Johnson’s Everything Under – a clever, murky retelling of the Oedipus myth”
Greek myths and Arthurian legends are colourfully brought to life in Tate Britain’s latest exhibition, Edward Burne-Jones.
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