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"The Exam Room" by Cyril Edward Power

What we’ve been enjoying this week:

David Killen:

I recommend Cyril Power Linocuts: A Complete Catalogue. Amazingly, I hadn’t heard of this wonderful artist until a few days ago. I came across him by accident while researching pictures for this month’s issue—and was completely knocked out. His linocuts are extraordinary: full of movement, colour and bold, writhing shapes—somewhere between Futurism and Art Deco. A number of them are currently on show at the Osborne Samuel Gallery and I’ll be heading there as soon as I get the chance.

James Macintyre:

I’m currently rereading Paul Foot’s brilliant 1971 book Who Killed Hanratty, about the A6 murder and execution of suspect James Hanratty in 1962. Despite recent DNA evidence, no reasonable person can absorb the book and emerge doubt-free about Hanratty’s guilt, the case for capital punishment and the approach of the police.

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