Doctor Who review: Nikola Tesla’s Night of Terror

Welcome, one and all, to the Greatest Show in the Galaxy, and the episode with, quite possibly, the greatest title in years. I have never been a particular fan of celebrity historicals. They are usually an excuse to fawn over an overly simplified, unproblematic version of very well known people from the past. Take Winston …

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Review of Landlocked by Doris Lessing

Landlocked is a frustrating novel. It’s about frustration and futility and transition. The previous novels in the Children of Violence series had Martha constantly involved. Martha was driven. She was wilful and energetic and stumbled from one crisis to next mostly convinced of her own righteousness. She puts “the cause” before herself, before her family …

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