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MAY 2009 £3.00

PARANOID HISTORIES Andrew Roberts debunks Conspiracy Theories

Alan Ryan appraises Engels Oleg Gordievsky dismisses Communism

How the British Won Their Freedom Piers Brendon: the Morbid Thirties Francis Wheen: the Dire Seventies

Diana Athill remembers Jean Rhys The Imagists ★ The Movement

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Revolting Peasants Trouble in Java ★ Footprints in Paris

FICTION: Mantel ★ Byatt ★ Tóibín ★ Michaels ★ Ishiguro ★ Zweig ★ Adichie...