Lisa Appignanesi is a writer, broadcaster and former President of English PEN. She is the author of several books including All About Love (2011) and Mad, Bad and Sad: Women and the Mind Doctors (2008).
08 March 2013 03:16 PM
This week's big questions are answered by author and broadcaster Lisa Appignanesi
11 November 2011 12:00 AM
Early in his new novel, Umberto Eco has his troubled and troubling Italian protagonist, Captain Simonini, habitué of the lower depths and grub streets of belle époque Paris, meet a certain Dr Froïde. The doctor belongs to a race Simonini is less than sympathetic to. Our anti-hero dreams about Jews nightly. They are at the very top of an obsessive hate-list on which Germans, Jesuits, Masons, French, Communists, Italians and, ever since he was rejected as a teenager, women appear in fulminating order.
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