ALWYN TURNER on ‘a fabulous book, sometimes thriller, sometimes satire’ from 1909.
Delilah, Barbados and the rough end of a pineapple – the charts were odd in August 1975, reflects ALWYN TURNER.
Italian boxer Primo Carnera got namechecked in the 1930s by PG Wodehouse and Sandy Powell. ALWYN TURNER explains why.
SIMON MATTHEWS on a rediscovered British account of the Spanish Civil War that eclipses Orwell.