Tag Archives: 1930’s

Music and dance in Liberia in the 1930s

Graham Greene took a Journey without Maps in the mid 1930’s to Liberia. “I examined the usual blank map on the wall, a few towns along the coast, a few villages along the border.” One other map Greene saw had … Continue reading

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Darkness at Noon

I always thought I’d read the four inter-war totalitarian novels: Zamyatin’s We, Huxley’s Brave New World, Orwell’s slightly late 1984 and Koestler’s Darkness at Noon back in my Uni days. Turns out I hadn’t read Koestler but rather absorbed the gist of it by osmosis through other sources and through people talking about it. Continue reading

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Egon Kisch: 1930s queue jumper

Egon Kisch’s adventures as a premature anti-fascist in 1930’s Australia. Continue reading

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