Category Archives: Stranger than fiction

Mrs Kane

As reality TV producers know, something magic happens when colossal determination is unburdened by talent, and the woman who insisted on being called “Madame Walska” didn’t need top billing at La Scala to indulge her inner diva.

Mrs Kane

As reality TV producers know, something magic happens when colossal determination is unburdened by talent, and the woman who insisted on being called “Madame Walska” didn’t need top billing at La Scala to indulge her inner diva.

At home with Alfred Jarry

Jarry has few equals in the field of literary eccentrics. The bizarre, grotesque lead character of his play Ubu Roi was not just his most revolutionary creation, it was the inspiration for his own persona.

At home with Alfred Jarry

Jarry has few equals in the field of literary eccentrics. The bizarre, grotesque lead character of his play Ubu Roi was not just his most revolutionary creation, it was the inspiration for his own persona.