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Five books by French authors you should read on your...

Issued:06/03/19

This article was first published on The Conversation.An emerging genre of fiction in France is providing an unlikely brand of escapism. Growing numbers...



Tintin: as the eternal youth turns 90, he’s still...

Issued:10/01/19

This article was first published in The Conversation.For such a perennially young man, always in a hurry to right the world’s wrongs, it may...



Lisa Hopkins: Did Shakespeare pen the Morse code?

Issued:04/04/16

In Ngaio Marsh’s  Death in a White Tie, the hero Alleyn tells his friend Lord Robert Gospel to observe a suspect 'with the very comment...



Chris Hopkins: Why Love On The Dole stands the test...

Issued:20/01/16

Walter Greenwood had been unemployed in Salford for three years when in 1932 he wrote Love On The Dole.Watching the 1941 film acts as a reminder...