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Wonder in Bloomsbury: Robert Irwin in conversation with Marina Warner at the London Review Bookshop

In November, the oldest known collection of Arabic short stories, Tales of the Marvellous and News of the Strange, was finally released in English translation. Xenobe Purvis sees Robert Irwin, authority on Arabic literature, talk to Marina Warner about the collection and the nature of wonder itself. Read more →