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64 Squares @ HOME

64 Squares

By Christopher Harrison

Rhum and Clay

HOME, 10 October 2016

Life imitates chess.

When Dr B. is arrested by the Gestapo and held in solitary confinement he reaches out for any kind of distraction, any kind of intellectual sustenance. 300 more words

Theatre Review

Maria Antonietta - Una vita involontariamente eroica

Non ho mai letto nulla di simile in vita mia. Lo giuro. Non ho mai letto una biografia che mi facesse letteralmente viaggiare nel tempo. Mai. 142 more words

An Interview with Julian Spooner

Here is a short interview with Julian Spooner, co-artistic director of Rhum and Clay, about their production of 64 Squares currently showing at HOME… 790 more words

Theatre Review

'Mendel the Bibliophile' by Stefan Zweig

I recently read The Collected Stories of Stefan Zweig and although I enjoyed the collection I didn’t get round to posting about any of them, even though I wanted to post about every one. 663 more words


Book Review - 'Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman'

Title: Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman
Author: Stefan Zweig (translated by Anthea Bell)
Genre: Literary Fiction
Release Date: 4th February, 2016
Rating: 533 more words


Another top Zweig read: 'Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman'

Back in February, I read Pushkin Press’s beautiful new edition of ‘The Collected Novellas of Stefan Zweig‘ and immediately became a Zweig groupie.  The past year has only increased my enjoyment of his work; in recent months there have been times when I really felt the need for passionate and melodramatic emotional responses to the 20th century.   480 more words

Book Review