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Issue 15
Spring/Summer 10

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Columns

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A Walk in Metroland

Inspired by three great British authors and an unfulfilled childhood ambition, Simon Goodall takes a trek into deepest Metroland

 
 

Features

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Diana Athill

Interview by Anna C Goodall

Daedalus Girl

Interview by Helen Lewis

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Beijing Tales

Writer Susan Barker recalls some of the obstacles she encountered whilst studying Mandarin and doing homestays with two Chinese families in Beijing in the summer of 2009

The Empire Talks Back

At this year’s Jaipur Literature Festival Amabel Barraclough caught up with author and historian Shrabani Basu and asked her about Victoria and Abdul, her new book exploring the extraordinary relationship between the Queen of England and an Indian courtier

 
 

Fiction

 
 

Poetry

 
 

Portfolio

Chronic City

Jonathan Lethem
Faber, 2009

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Identity Parade – New British and Irish Poets

Ed. Roddy Lumsden
Bloodaxe, 2010

 
 

Back Pages

 

Credits Issue 15

Editor:
Anna Goodall

Contributing editor:
Felicity Cloake

Sub-editor:
Helen Lewis

Design:
Hape Mueller

Feature illustration:
Michael Constantine
www.mconstantine.co.uk

Emblem design:
Ricky Wilson

Website coding:
Zephir Software AG
www.zephir.ch

Special thanks to:
Nicholas Hodgson

ISSN 1755-4888

Background Illustration: Michael Constantine