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42 THE SOHO LITERARY FESTIVAL Report and photos from our first literary festival
3238 SUPER MARIO Penny Wark meets legendary Soho café owner Mario Forte
20 THE FALL OF TRIPOLI Andrew Hosken reports on the aftermath
Andrew Hosken reports on the aftermath
34 REMEMBERING CAP’N BOB Bill Hagerty on the life and death of Robert Maxwell
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48 FRONT LINE ON THE HOME FRONT Leslie Leney remembers the Royal Observer Corps
Leslie Leney remembers the Royal Observer Corps
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53 IN PRAISE OF FAILURE Stephen Pile, chronicler of the abysmal, brings us up to speed
53 Stephen Pile, chronicler of the abysmal, brings us up to speed
Eddie the Eagle: see page 53
Eddie the Eagle: see page 53