the GDR

A doomed affair: Kairos, by Jenny Erpenbeck, reviewed

24 June 2023 9:00 am

A young woman and an older, married man fall passionately in love in the last days of the GDR – but abuse and jealousy soon turn things sour

Philip Hensher’s latest novel is a State of the Soul book

15 February 2020 9:00 am

This is a very nuanced and subtle novel by Philip Hensher, which manages the highwire act of treating its characters…