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Craeft by Alexander Langlands

The Observer, November 2017 As one of Britain’s cooler television historians and archaeologists, you’d probably expect Alexander Langlands to suggest that spending time converting raw materials into useful objects might make…

Gnomon by Nick Harkaway

The Observer, December 2017 There is an intriguing, if familiar, idea in Nick Harkaway’s fourth novel – it’s the near future and an invisible, Ninteen Eighty-Four-style “Witness” programme…

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Craeft by Alexander Langlands

The Observer, November 2017 As one of Britain’s cooler television historians and archaeologists, you’d probably expect Alexander Langlands to suggest that spending time converting raw materials into useful objects might make…

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Gnomon by Nick Harkaway

The Observer, December 2017 There is an intriguing, if familiar, idea in Nick Harkaway’s fourth novel – it’s the near future and an invisible, Ninteen Eighty-Four-style “Witness” programme…

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Goodbye Europe by various

The Observer, December 2017 This Brexit anthology is a genuinely odd undertaking. On the Remain side, forming the overwhelming majority of pieces here, there’s an oft-repeated fear that…