Arts & Books

Henry VI was the wrong king at the wrong time for England, says James Baresel

The idea of an unbroken choral tradition dating back to the Middle Ages is not quite true, says Michael White

Michael Duggan on an unconvincing prescription for reviving Irish Catholicism

Will Gore on the film that captured the holiness of the Tibhirine martyrs

This is the best ever English translation of The Odyssey, argues Harry Mount

Nietzsche was mild, timid and would have loathed Nazism, says Allan Massie

Patrick Kavanagh captured the true spirit of the season, says Michael Duggan