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Armitage takes on the Saxons

The Saxon Stories by Bernard Cornwell: The Last Kingdom, The Pale Horseman, Lords of the North, Sword Song, The Burning Land, Death of Kings.


Field Marshal Bernard 'Monty' Montgomery (1887–1976), Commander-in-Chief, 21st Army Group, Second World War (after Frank O. Salisbury)

from the Guardian

Magazine cover design – in pictures

Blast by Wyndham Lewis. Conceived by the Anglo-American journalist and writer Wyndham Lewis, Blast was a short-lived journal that ran for just two issues as a manifesto for the avant garde art movement vorticism. As well as Lewis's manifesto, Blast contained poems and prose by Ezra Pound, TS Eliot and Ford Madox Ford, and reproduced the work of key modernist artists, such as David Bomberg, Edward Wadsworth and Jacob Epstein


Bernard Lewis has often been described as the West's greatest historian and interpreter of Islam. At a Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life held on...

from the real Syrian Free Press

‘Islamic State’ was born in 1979, with the ‘Bernard-Lewis Plan’, a U.S. covert operation in Afghanistan

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive A...