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Podcasts from Spectator writers
From the sounds of Strauss to the stories of Joseph Roth
By David Pryce-Jones
Sybille Bedford: A Life by Selina Hastings reviewed
A Spanish flag flew on the palace to protect it from the occupying Germans
In this excerpt from his autobiography Signatures: Literary Encounters of a Lifetime, David Pryce-Jones meets the survivors of the 20th century
After Fault Lines, his acclaimed family history, David Pryce-Jones has written another kind of autobiography: Signatures, the memoirs of a bibliophile
Oracles of the Sybille
Radetzky marches on
My debt to Royaumont
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Articles of War
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