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Classic Gallic Lipograms by Timothy Adès

A Parisian man with big hair and a parrot, a famous cult author, did this book La Disparition, a sort of whodunit which was also brought out in Britain in a rough but amusing translation as A Void. In La … Continue reading

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Guillaume Cingal: Lenten Light

Translated by Timothy Adès

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Horace, The Odes, translated by Colin Sydenham

REVIEW IN PROSE in Modern Poetry in Translation, 3/5, 2006 Horace, The Odes, translated by Colin Sydenham. New verse translation with facing Latin text and notes. G. Duckworth & Co, London, 2005. ISBN 0 7516 3431. 287pp, unpriced. ‘Horace has … Continue reading

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The Man Who Was John Bull by Bill Newton Dunn (Allendale Publishing)

Here’s an ex-Highgate-resident’s well-researched book On the Regency journalist, Theodore Hook. He was songster and punster, ‘fast master’ of rhyme, And the funniest prankster alive, in his time. John Bull was his organ of satire and wit, Though he scarcely … Continue reading

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