december 2016 / january 2017 £4.50

Cocteau Up Close Kevin Jackson hymns to the hebrides Candia McWilliam rise of the despots Michael Burleigh wild wales Jan Morris charlemagne in our time Thomas Shippey roots of disorder John Gray special double issue zola in chertsey • phantom maps • athens of afghanistan bad sex award • khrushchev’s assassins • snobs like us