Authors Posts by Raffaella Sero

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Evidence of magic at the British Library

Harry Potter: a History of Magic wonderfully illuminates the inspirations behind a cultural icon, writes Raffaella Sero

The Christie Mystery

Raffaella Sero considers why Agatha Christie's characters still enthral us in the present day

Poirot’s enduring appeal

Branagh’s Murder on the Orient Express reminds us why the detective remains so intriguing, writes Raffaella Sero

Philip Pullman’s La Belle Sauvage: His Darkest One Yet

Raffaella Sero reviews Philip Pullman's latest novel

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UK ambassador to North Korea encourages pragmatism in China Centre speech

Alastair Morgan said that American investment in North Korea is a “carrot which they are rejecting”

Interview – The Unstoppable Rise of the Magic Gang

With guitar bands falling out of favour, The Magic Gang seem an exception to the rule

May I Borrow The Tiger Please?

The history of Tipu Sultan’s Tiger is the history of imperialistic acquisition

Choosing the best Italian on George Street

Price and variation are crucial for a good restaurant.

Travels with a Cross-Dressing friend: A Personal Biography of China

Michael Bristow, a former BBC Foreign Correspondent, hopes his book will challenge the Chinese government