Adam Foulds’s last novel, The Quickening Maze, was a truly superb study in madness and early psychiatric methods, combining the intellectual and the visceral in often startling ways (few will forget his description of the “dismantling” of a deer). In this latest work, he retains that powerful blend and focuses on another kind of madness: the madness of war.
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Tuesday 27 August 2013
Pajtim Kasami expects new arrival to make a difference
Saturday 10 August 2013
One more victory would see them through to the final where Emirates Team New Zealand await
Friday 09 August 2013
Judge has expressed concerns over the warrant used in his arrest
Thursday 11 July 2013
The Uruguay international has also been a target for Chelsea this summer
Saturday 06 July 2013
Miccoli, and Cassano have – at various stages, and in varying degrees – seemed to absorb obsolete bulk
Tuesday 25 June 2013
Latest scandal to shake nation's sport turns focus on Juventus, Inter, AC Milan and Lazio
Sunday 23 June 2013
Tiny terrorists take the road to revolution
Wednesday 12 June 2013
A top mafia informer has told an Italian court that Cosa Nostra planned to use drone-type flying bombs to assassinate its enemies, two decades before the United States began firing them at the Taliban.
Monday 10 June 2013
An Austrian café’s decision to name its sandwiches after victims of Mafia murders has sparked a diplomatic incident between Vienna and Rome.
Saturday 04 May 2013
Published here, from a new collection, is ‘The Turret’ by the acclaimed author of ‘The Leopard’
Wednesday 13 March 2013
John Walsh offers some tips for next time
Tuesday 12 March 2013
Even the Mafia is not immune to the lingering recession, according to new reports that suggest a merciless spending review is causing serious discontent in Sicily’s Cosa Nostra.
Tuesday 26 February 2013
If these results do not shake Europe out of its apathy, then perhaps nothing will
Sunday 24 February 2013
After beating Barcelona in the Champions League last Wednesday, Milan's mood was tempered following a 1-1 draw with city neighbours Internazionale in a derby that was a tale of two sharply different halves.
Saturday 23 February 2013
Comments come days after report in Italian newspaper that claims a 'gay network' within the Vatican influenced pontiff's departure
Over 50,000 families shipped out of London boroughs in the past three years due to welfare cuts and soaring rents
EU asylum policy is 'a direct threat to our civilisation', says Nigel Farage
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: SNP and its activists 'openly racist' towards the English, Farage says
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
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