Derek Turner

Derek Turner is a novelist, reviewer, and editor of The Brazen Head, a quarterly journal.

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  • From Hobbits to H-bombs
    November 2021

    From Hobbits to H-bombs

    The titanic conflict of World War II is still seen in Britain as a halcyon time of national cohesion when millions of people rose in spontaneous indignation against undoubted evil. In reality, the Brits were capable of great cruelty and violence.

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  • Monumental Follies
    August 2021

    Monumental Follies

    A new book by Alexander Adams chronicles the iconoclasm of 2020, which destroyed monuments to Western civilization, examining it from an array of artistic, historical, political, and psychological perspectives.

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  • Haunts of Hobbits
    March 2021

    Haunts of Hobbits

    No fictional universe has attracted as much obsessive attention as Tolkien's Middle-earth. It was born of Tolkien's long immersion in Anglo-Saxon and early medieval scholarship, his philological knowledge, and inspired by the settings of his life.

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  • Books in Brief: <em>A Small Farm Future</em>
    January 27, 2021

    Books in Brief: A Small Farm Future

    A review of an ecological treatise by Chris Smaje, A Small Farm Future.

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  • Books in Brief: January 2021
    January 2021

    Books in Brief: January 2021

    Reviews of Steve Tibble's medieval military history, Crusader Strategy and an agricultural, ecological treatise by Chris Smaje, A Small Farm Future.

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