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Bolívar through British eyes
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Bolívar through British eyes

As part of the celebrations to commemorate the bicentenary of Venezuela’s independence, the Venezuelan embassy in the UK has organised an event at which Robert Harvey will talk about his book on the South American liberation hero, Simón Bolívar. ‘Bolivar: The South American Liberator’ captures the British author’s fascination with […]

The Africa of VS Naipaul
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The Africa of VS Naipaul

Born in the Caribbean island of Trinidad in 1932 and a descendant of Indian migrants, this historian and Oxford graduate won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2001. From his extensive travels around India, Africa, South America and the Caribbean, Naipau has created a work which examines the legacy of […]