Hawksmoor

The stories of a satanic architect and a brooding detective cross in this shadowy novel by Peter Ackroyd.

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The Three-Arched Bridge

A monk tells a cautionary tale of construction and sacrifice in this unsettling novel by Ismail Kadare.

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The Voices of Marrakesh

The sights, smells, and sounds of Morocco come to life in this vivid book of essays by Elias Canetti.

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Intertextuality

Famous figures and dancing robots feature in this trio of artworks related to the word 'Intertextuality'.

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The God of Small Things

A forbidden romance blossoms within the confines of an Indian village in this novel by Arundhati Roy.

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Cuba

An act of solidarity, an ethereal garden, and timba music feature in this selection of four Cuban artworks.

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Alias Grace

A Victorian media sensation convicted of murder tells her story in this historical novel by Margaret Atwood.

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Kyrgyzstan

Mountainous terrain and memorial banquets feature in this selection of four Kyrgyzstani artworks.

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Interview: Evie Wyld

'Art is not a community service.' We talk to Evie Wyld, award-winning author of All the Birds, Singing.

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Iran

Insomniacs, melancholic musicians, and arid landscapes feature in this selection of four Iranian artworks.

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Angel of the North

Antony Gormley's arresting, celestial sculpture towers over the A1, carrying the mythology of its homeland.

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