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His style depends on engorged nouns, not absent adjectives

Friday, 1 June, 2012

“Hemingway is the bullshit-detector of modern literature: every verb earned by toil, every noun inhabited, every adjective deleted, they say, the better to tell you how it was.” So writes Andrew O’Hagan in his review of The Letters of Ernest Hemingway: Vol. I, 1907-22 for the London Review of Books. “Good reporters go hunting for […]

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Feria de abril de Sevilla

Sunday, 22 April, 2012

One of the world’s greatest festivals, the Feria de abril de Sevilla, kicks off on Tuesday and runs until Sunday. There will be eating, drinking, singing, dancing of sevillanas, handsome men wearing the traje corto, beautiful women attired in the traje de gitano, horses and, especially, bulls.

The bull for the fight