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The Revelations

A group of young people are searching for meaning in a dark and directionless world. The Course, a religious movement ...

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We The Animals

Three brothers tear their way through childhood-smashing tomatoes all over each other, building kites from rubbish, hiding when their parents ...

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Waiting for Sunrise

Vienna, 1913. It is a fine day in August when Lysander Rief, a young English actor, walks through the city ...

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Tiger Head, Snake Tails

With its expanding economy (already the second largest in the world), its population of more than 1.3 billion, its place ...

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Visions of England

What does it mean to be English? For centuries, Englishness was synonymous with Britishness, informed first by the political dominance ...

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The Spanish Holocaust: Inquisition and Extermination in Twentieth-Century Spain

The remains of General Franco lie in an immense mausoleum near Madrid, built with the blood and sweat of 20,000 ...

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