Joseph conrad

The desolate beauty of the Thames Estuary

1 June 2019 9:00 am

We ought to cherish the haunted landscape of the Thames Estuary while we can. The grey hulks of old power…

Books aren’t medicine. They’re more powerful than that

30 April 2016 9:00 am

If we claim books can heal, we must accept they can also harm

South Africa’s Heart of Darkness

2 April 2016 9:00 am

Trencherman was first published in Afrikaans in 2006 and translated into English for a South African readership shortly afterwards, but…

All radio drama should be as good as this Conrad adaptation

7 March 2015 9:00 am

The aching hum of crickets. The susurrus of reeds. The lapping of waves. The unmistakable noise of a sound technician…

James Bond, author

14 December 2013 9:00 am

Matthew Woodcock reminds us that 007 was a man of letters too