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#BloggingBlackLamb in the Washington Independent Review of Books

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Montenegro (Blogging Black Lamb and Grey Falcon)

Under my clothes my skin still kept the joy given by the salt water, the freshness had not left my blood. REBECCA WEST’S EXCURSION in Yugoslavia is coming to an end.  That is clear in this slight chapter dedicated to … Continue reading

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Journey (Blogging Black Lamb and Grey Falcon)

“These were exactly like all Aryan Germans I had ever known; and there were sixty millions of them in the middle of Europe.” (Journey) WITH HER HUSBAND Rebecca West travels by train from Salzburg, Austria, to Zagreb, the capital of … Continue reading

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A Centenary’s Legacy Beneath Our Feet

The new year brings the centenary commemoration of World War I in Europe, whose legacy reverberates through our history, policy and literature. From the peace experiments of the European Union, NATO and the United Nations to the tendentious borders of … Continue reading

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