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The cad’s brother

  In a Berlin art museum there is a portrait of a family assembled around a rotund, modest-looking little German man. He is uncomfortably seated, apparently shifting his weight. Standing about him is are his English wife, his sons, daughters … Continue reading

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Lock Up Your Daughters

I’d like to introduce you to Thomas Napper and his nemesis, Ferdinand Philip Fischel Strousberg. Their story is at the creepier end of plots labelled ‘psychological drama,’ but it was real life and publicly played out in England during the … Continue reading

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