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ETA, a terrorist group formed in the late 1950s, was predominantly active in the Basque Country. Its name is an acronym in Basque for ‘Euskadi Ta Askatasuna’, which means ‘Basque Country and Freedom’. Fernando Aramburu’s Homeland is not the first novel to deal with the decades of ETA’s terror ...
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May 2019, no. 410
? Johanna Leggatt on City of Trees by Sophie Cunningham
? Peter Rose reviews On David Malouf by Nam Le
? Beejay Silcox on the lure of dystopian fiction in the age of Trump
? Daniel Halliday on why politicians find tax justice so hard
? Paul Giles on Ian McEwan's latest sci-fi-inspired Machines Like Me
April 2019, no. 410
? Hypocrisy in the Vatican in Frédéric Martel's new book
? Alecia Simmonds on misogyny and malice in Married at First Sight
? Paul Giles on Gerald Murnane's revised novel A Season on Earth
? Andrea Goldsmith's new book Invented Lives
? Sheila Fitzpatrick on Stalin, Roosevelt, and Churchill in The Kremlin Letters