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“All men are liars” by Alberto Manguel
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“All men are liars” by Alberto Manguel

Who killed Alejandro Bevilacqua? This is the question that Jean-Luc Terradillos, the French journalist in this novel, aims to answer in collecting the fictional accounts of friends, lovers and acquaintances of the mysteriously murdered Argentinean author. Kim Evans “All Men Are Liars” is the fourth novel to be released by […]

A poetic encounter
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A poetic encounter

The event, “Poetry Parnassus”, is showing from the 26th of June to the 1st of July. _ “What is poetry?” -You ask whilst fixing your blue eyes on mine – “What is poetry? And you’re asking me?” Poetry…is you. Participants in “Poetry Parnassus” will attempt to put together words like […]

A century of Jorge Amado
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A century of Jorge Amado

On 8th June there will be an event in the honour of Jorge Amado to mark 100 years since his birth. _ Brazilian writer Jorge Amado (1912-2001) would have turned 100 this year. Therefore to mark the centenary  of his birth a conference is to be held in the British […]