Berfrois

“It was like a great trashy novel had come to life”

“It was like a great trashy novel had come to life”

She had everything she could possibly want. And then the police announced that she and her lover-boy nephew were cold-blooded killers...

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The Modest Proposal leaves the human story a dark and senseless farce…

The Modest Proposal leaves the human story a dark and senseless farce…

“I have been assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London, that a young healthy child well nursed is at a year old a most delicious, nourishing, and wholesome food, whether stewed, roasted, baked, or boiled; and I make no doubt that it will equally serve...

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Either/Cad/Or

Either/Cad/Or

Kierkegaard’s own devotion to his faith was unqualified. Although he was born into financial comfort, his father had arrived as a nearly destitute youth in the Danish metropolis of Copenhagen

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‘IfZ historians have never before attracted this much public attention’

‘IfZ historians have never before attracted this much public attention’

That damned book! The minister feels a need to drink something spicy. Ludwig Spaenle reaches for a bottle of Tabasco, pours a generous amount into a glass of vegetable juice and takes a large gulp. "Mein Kampf?" Yes, he says, it's certainly a unique story.

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London’s ancient heart has crawled under the floorboards and died…

London’s ancient heart has crawled under the floorboards and died…

Once again I have to accept that one of the prices of living in a swish part of town is that you will not find a takeaway that will give you a stomach-bursting portion of ho fun noodles for under a fiver.

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Eric Beck Rubin on Daniel Libeskind

Eric Beck Rubin on Daniel Libeskind

Dresden Museum of Military History by Eric Beck Rubin In late Spring of 2013, the Canadian federal government announced a design competition for a National Holocaust Monument in the capital, Ottawa. The response was diverse. Was this another part of the reigning Conservative party’s strategy of appealing to Canadian-Jewish...

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