Stephanie Merritt

A closing of ranks: The Searcher, by Tana French, reviewed

21 November 2020 9:00 am

If the homage wasn’t clear from the title, Tana French makes sure throughout The Searcher, her seventh novel and second…

Galileo before the Inquisition in Rome, by Cristiano Banti

The Inquisition on trial: the ordeals of Giordano Bruno and Galileo

28 July 2018 9:00 am

If you go to the Campo dei Fiori in Rome on 17 February every year, you’ll find yourself surrounded by…