Football has been criticised for its response to COVID-19 but PAUL SAFFER finds an echo from a global crisis a century ago.
Private detective? Secret identity? Take two cliches into the shower? ALWYN TURNER on Guy Boothby’s character Simon Crane.
ALWYN TURNER encounters Guy Boothby’s evil mastermind from the 1890s.
Conan Doyle’s great science-fiction adventurer is celebrated by ALWYN TURNER.
ALWYN TURNER on Conan Doyle’s Napoleonic hero: ‘all spurs and moustaches’.
ALWYN TURNER has an appointment with Algernon Blackwood’s psychic doctor to discuss a case of reefer madness.
Karl Marx, Madame Tussaud & Paris in 1848? It must be a novel by the editor of the Spectator, says ALWYN TURNER.
ALWYN TURNER on the Victorian humourist who inspired Oscar Wilde.