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Alan Sillitoe’s 1958 novel has been praised for its authentic depiction of postwar Nottingham. But does its innovative style cast off the label of ‘realist’?
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Morrison demonstrates how imagining music in the mind’s ear can function in literature
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Victorian London scrapped carriage classes on the Underground. But did it make the tube the ‘great leveller’ it was hoped to be?
Chloë Grace Moretz impresses in a conventional yet charming YA drama
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The jazz world was blessed to have composer and arranger Billy Strayhorn
The Royal Academy of Arts’ 250th Summer Exhibition is marries tradition and the 21st century