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Holy madness

EL Doctorow’s fiction can be brutal in its depiction of bodily suffering. Yet he is just as interested in the strange workings of the human mind
Joanna Kavenna  

The party’s over

Frederic Raphael considers 'Le passé d'une illusion'-François Furet's meditation on the bewitching influence Soviet Marxism had on so many French intellectuals. The British and others may have been less susceptible, but can the millennarian impulse ever be finally extinguished?
Frederic Raphael