In a lecture to the Law Society in October 2013, Lord Justice Munby said that the accepted sexual mores of the 1960s are as distant to modern Britain as ancient civilisations such as ‘Nineveh or Babylon’.
Niall Leahy SJ extols the virtues of Dostoevsky's classic, 'The Brothers Karamazov': 'a number of life stories, all nestling comfortably within the big Story of Life.'
R.S. Thomas was many things – craggy, awkward and Welsh. The extraordinary poetry of this Anglican priest does not justify, comfort or decorate, but struggles to stay in touch with truth.
Edel McClean pays tribute to Seamus Heaney (1939-2013) whose death, according to his fellow poet, Don Paterson, ‘seems to have left a breach in the language itself’.
Donna Tartt's novel describes what happens when the temptation of Dionysus becomes too strong to resist for a group of Classics students. You really must read this murder story with a difference.
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