june 2015 Issue 432 £3.95

The Storm Hunters of Victorian Britain Patricia Fara deng the merciless Frank Dikötter diary of a consumptive John Gray thomas browne, mythbuster Claire Preston kundera returns Roger Scruton the rakes of tite street Peyton Skipwith was churchill gay? Piers Brendon www.literaryreview.co.uk ukraine crisis, 1914 • great game redux • hitler’s mouthpiece the free will enigma • auden’s last words • the brontë relics