Featuring Marilynne Robinson, Andrew Motion, Brian Nellist, Adam Phillips, Laura Coyne
An exclusive extract, reprinted with kind permission from the author, of Marilynne Robinson‘s latest novel ‘Home’
There’s new poetry by Poet Laureate, Andrew Motion.
The great event of the 400th anniversary of Mr Milton’s birthday is celebrated with essays by Brian Nellist and Jane Davis.
Also in this issue is the second instalment of Mary Weston‘s short novel ‘The Junction’
Adam Phillips writes on Auden’s magic.
Laura Coyne is the latest ‘Poet on Her Work’
The psychoanalyst Adam Phillips on the profitable confusions of the poet W. H. Auden.
Bit at the Bottom:
From 'The Choice'
We eat like royalty.
We never dream.
We see as great a chance
for love to wave
its wand across this snow
as anything we know.
By Andrew Motion
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