Keir Shiels

Keir Shiels

Keir Shiels discusses six things which he thinks should be better known

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This week, Keir Shiels discusses with Ivan six things which he thinks should be better known:

  1. Gervase Fen novels: detective stories by an Oxford professor -

  2. Lebanese wine: a new nationality of drink for you to try -

  3. Murder by Death: spoof murder mystery film with all-star cast:

  4. Synaethesia: a condition which affected Nabokov causing him to associate individual letters with colours -

  5. Shakespeare forgeries: William Henry Ireland found two new Shakespeare plays: or did he? -

  6. Dr John Elliotson: Victorian doctor who dabbled in phrenology and mesmerism -

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