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Better late than never: ‘Memoirs of Hadrian’ by Marguerite Yourcenar

Near the start of Paul Bailey’s introduction to the Penguin Classics edition of Yourcenar’s fictional memoir, we’re told the idea for the book first came to the author in the mid-1920s.  Now I don’t want to push the comparison too … Continue reading

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