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Review: Denton and Me – Summerhall, Edinburgh

First published in The Times, Tuesday August 9 2016

Four Stars

The English pastoral writer Denton Welch was only 33 years old at the time of his death in 1948, and while his work is not as well known as some of his contemporaries (he counted Edith Sitwell and EM Forster among his friends) his influence continues to be felt. 328 more words

The Longer Line

George Pitts

Following on from my essay on The Prose Poem, here is a new essay on The Longer Line

Essays

I am not eccentric. It’s just that I am more alive than most people. I am an unpopular electric eel set in a pond of goldfish. – Edith Sitwell

Quotes

I am not eccentric. It’s just that I am more alive than most people. I am an unpopular electric eel set in a pond of goldfish. – Edith Sitwell

Quotes

Good taste is the worst vice ever invented. – Edith Sitwell http://ift.tt/1OS5YtV

Edith Sitwell

English Eccentrics by Edith Sitwell

Reviewed by Diana Birchall.

Diana recently retired from the movie business, where she was a story analyst at Warner Bros, reading novels to see if they’d make movies. 1,014 more words

Non-fiction: Biography

This week on Vulpes Libris …

Spring keeps trying to break through here in the UK, but is constantly being foiled by Bank Holidays, which are famously anathema to fine weather. (There was no need for the snow though … really, there wasn’t. 157 more words

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