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“Prater Violet” (1946) by Christopher Isherwood

Published by Methuen & Co Ltd This was my first experience of Christopher Isherwood. Or rather, of his writing. I was well aware of him before now. My close friends had read his work and always talked highly of him. I had seen the movies “Cabaret” (1972) and “A Single Man”(2009) – both of which … Continue reading

The Awakening (2011)

Florence Cathcart is a renowned ‘ghost hunter’ in post First World War England. Traumatised by the loss of her beau in the Great War she makes it her mission in life to expose the charlatans that prey on the grief-stricken by charging for séances. Indeed the first scene of the film demonstrates Cathcart (played by … Continue reading


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