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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Thursday 22 December 2011
Genoa fired Alberto Malesani and were in the process of hiring Pasquale Marino, marking the 10th coaching change in Serie A since August.
Monday 19 December 2011
Palermo fired coach Devis Mangia on Monday, six weeks after extending his contract until the end of next season.
Saturday 03 December 2011
Friday 18 November 2011
Incoming Prime Minister, Mario Monti, has told Italy it must accept radical plans by his "government of national engagement" to slash waste, corruption and privilege – or see its economy fail.
Tuesday 23 August 2011
Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini insists his club have no chance of signing Manchester City forward Mario Balotelli.
Monday 01 August 2011
The latest eruption on Mount Etna sent flames hundreds of metres into the air at the weekend.
Monday 25 July 2011
Fulham have confirmed the signing of Palermo midfielder Pajtim Kasami for an undisclosed fee.
Tuesday 12 July 2011
Javier Pastore would rather remain in Italy than join a Premier League team if he decides to leave Palermo this summer.
Friday 01 July 2011
The Prince of Lampedusa led an erratic life before, nearly 60, he began his ironic classic of 19th-century Sicily, The Leopard. Translated by JG Nichols, this selection of letters home during 1920s travels gathers much finely atmospheric writing.
Thursday 30 June 2011
Our Copa America previews continue with a closer look at the World Cup semi-finalists Uruguay.
Sunday 26 June 2011
Sunday 26 June 2011
Friday 24 June 2011
Palermo have not given up hope of signing Arsenal target Ricardo Alvarez but know they face stiff competition to acquire the Argentina star.
Thursday 16 June 2011
Inter Milan striker Samuel Eto'o has revealed he is mulling over a move to the Barclays Premier League this summer.
Wednesday 08 June 2011
Exclusive: 'Putin's Russia has been my biggest regret,' says Nato's outgoing Secretary General
The Osborne Ultimatum: Chancellor’s benefits freeze bombshell will affect ten million households
There’s no excuse for Dave Lee Travis’s behaviour, but we need to keep a sense of proportion
Should gay sex be illegal? 16% of Britons think so
Mark Reckless becomes second Tory MP to defect to Ukip in a month
Benefits 'smart cards' plan revealed by Iain Duncan Smith to stop claimants spending welfare money on alcohol
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- 2 Prince held a Facebook Q&A and this is the only question he answered
- 4 Now we know whose fault it is if you end up being murdered in Thailand
- 5 35,000 walrus gather ashore on north-west Alaska beach 'for a rest'