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Returns to… Roald Dahl’s <i>Matilda</i>

Returns to… Roald Dahl’s Matilda

“‘Tell me one that you liked.’ ‘I liked The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,’ Matilda said. ‘I think Mr C. S. Lewis is a very good writer. But he has one failing. There are no funny bits in his books.’ ‘You are right there,’ Miss Honey said. ‘There aren’t many funny bits in Mr […]

Returns to… in which we return to our favourite childhood books

Returns to… in which we return to our favourite childhood books

‘All grownups started off as children (though few of them remember).’ – The Little Prince. When I co-edited antiTHESIS journal early last year, we were lucky enough to have an image contributed by Shaun Tan. This was before he had won his Oscar, before his illustration had graced the cover of Overland, and at that time […]