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Podcasts from Spectator writers
A Previous Life by Edmund White reviewed
By Peter Parker
The Crichel Boys: Scenes from England’s Last Literary Salon by Simon Fenwick reviewed
Collected Stories by Shirley Hazzard reviewed
Blooming Flowers: A Seasonal History of Plants and People by Kasia Boddy reviewed
Gay and abandoned
Men of letters
Shirley Hazzard showed poise and wit
Consider the lilies
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.