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Icons October 2017
We list the greatest rakes ever to appear in British literature, print and cinema, from Sherlock Holmes to Robin Hood.
Icons February 2017
Intellectual, author and a thoroughly elegant individual, David Cornwell, a.k.a ‘John Le Carre’, is a discreet and intriguing Rake icon.
Code September 2016
From Ancient Greece to post-War America via 18th Century England, lyrical masters have led intoxicating lives and exuded hip factor from every pore. What happened?
Icons August 2016
As our theme of eminence grise continues to explore rakish characters for whom success came later in life, we examine the sad few who never got to enjoy their own...
Our August theme – the enduring triumvirate that is maturity, integrity and clout – takes a hearty swig of free-form literary sour mash courtesy of Charles Bukowski: a writer whose…