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Dermot Healy - Long Time No See

Long time no see

Dermot Healy's new book - Long Time No See has just been published by Faber & Faber. It created a storm on its release, with Eileen Battersby of the Irish Times writing a review which in turn led to several letters to the editor in the days and weeks afterwards. The fuss over it has led to detract from the content of the book itself,

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Utopia Through the Ages

The Faber Book of Utopias

The Faber Book of Utopias

The term 'Utopia', first coined by Thomas More in his 1516 publication of the same name, has long inspired the literary imaginations of many. This delightful anthology compiled by Faber and Faber encompasses all manners and forms of the notion and charts the course of a host of imaginary societies, from Plato's Republic to more contemporary sci-fi visions. We hear from Homer, Marx, Swift, Rouseeau, Orwell, Wilde, and

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