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The Hired Man

Gost is surrounded by mountains and fields of wild flowers. The summer sun burns. The Croatian winter brings freezing winds. ...

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As late summer steals in and the final pearls of barley are gleaned, a village comes under threat. A trio ...

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Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Slum

Annawadi is a slum at the edge of Mumbai Airport, in the shadow of shining new luxury hotels. Its residents ...

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Perilous Question: The Drama of the Great Reform Bill 1832

For our inconclusive times, there is an attractive resonance with 1832, with its 'rotten boroughs' of Old Sarum and the ...

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The Testament of Mary

For Mary, her son has been lost to the world, and now, living in exile and in fear, she tries ...

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The Lighthouse

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