War and Culture in the Olchon Valley

Nigel Jarrett on the natural and cinematic emblems of our countries and borderlands

PUBLISHED ON: 13/03/20

CATEGORY: Blog

When I first walked the Olchon Valley north of Abergavenny, Bruce Chatwin had just published On the Black Hill, his novel about two farming brothers i …

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Trouble in Chatwin Country

Nicholas Murray

PUBLISHED ON: 05/02/14

CATEGORY: Blog

Perhaps we can date it to the afternoon of 14 February 1989. Most of London’s prominent literati had arrived at the Greek Cathedral of Saint Sophia in …

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