Vasili

This is a description of the Vasili Andreyevich Brekhunov a character in Leo Tolstoy’s ‘Master and Man’ [the description is given by George Saunders] George Saunders concluded his take of … Continue reading Vasili

Confident enough to stay unsure

Last year I read ‘A swim in the pond in the rain’ by George Saunders it is a wonderful book that explores not just how great writing works but also … Continue reading Confident enough to stay unsure

‘On My Radar’

In last week’s Sunday Observer, the actress Fiona Shaw, explained why George Saunder’s latest book is on her ‘radar’: I agree with Fiona Shaw, ‘A  Swim in the Pond in … Continue reading ‘On My Radar’

TO HIS LOVE

Ivor Bertie Gurney (28 August 1890 – 26 December 1937) was an English poet and composer, particularly of songs.  He spent long periods of his life in mental hospitals. The following biography … Continue reading TO HIS LOVE