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Phantom Libraries – Part 3: The Sealed Museum of Sir Thomas Browne

Having reviewed comical imaginary libraries from Swift to The Sims, Jonathan Law turns to stranger, more dreamlike worlds, for 'large are the treasures of oblivion'... So far, this has been mostly for laughs. The libraries invented by Rabelais, Donne, Joyce, and ...

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The Unsettling Gull

Gulls are getting a bad press lately, with even the Prime Minister expressing his disapproval of the seaside menaces. Here's ...

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How to Approach the Pearly Gates

How should one best approach the gates of heaven? Frank receives a top tip from a US military man... Without wishing ...

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The Slang Guide to London: St Giles

Jonathon Green continues his eye-popping slang tour of London with a look at St Giles, once described as offering ‘the ...