Monthly Archives: February 2015

Owen Jones: “The Establishment – And How They Get Away With It” – in seven paragraphs

1. What is the modern British Establishment? It is a vague concept. I ask Lord Butler, a wealthy old duffer and former Cabinet Secretary. “I’m not sure,” he says airily, his heels digging into Katie, a single mother on benefits … Continue reading

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Gillian Flynn: ‘Gone Girl’ – in seven paragraphs

1. Nick Dunne – The Day Of Whenever I think of my wife Amy, I imagine her delicate skull and what it would feel like to scoop out her brain and decipher what she is thinking [Early hint: our marriage … Continue reading

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Chris Kyle: ‘American Sniper’ – in seven paragraphs

1. Every story has a beginning. In keeping with the values of my Texan upbringing and my Christian faith, I have decided to start here on page one. I thank God for bestowing me with the wisdom to make this … Continue reading

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