Her charming but cruel novel Evelina is a great read – but it lacks the true greatness of Jane Austen’s work
Dr James Whitehead has responded to calls for pornography to be taught in schools
There was certainly an inner melancholy to Anita Brookner’s fiction
Downton is accurate in at least one regard in that it gives us a taster of anti-Catholic prejudice
No great novelist should have to resort to explicit sex scenes
Have we turned nature into another form of self-indulgence?
The phrase strikes a tinny note against this Catholic’s lexical eardrum