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Harold Acton

Harold Acton (1904–1994) was a prolific Anglo-Italian writer, poet, novelist, and translator. He lived in China from 1932 to ’39, teaching English literature at the University of Peking.

Bird or Devil?

Corvo: Saint or Madman?

by Donald Weeks

November 16, 1972 issue

Strange Bedfellows

La Batarde

by Violette Leduc, translated by Derek Coltman

Witches' Sabbath

by Maurice Sachs, translated by Richard Howard

The Hunt

by Maurice Sachs, translated by Richard Howard

January 6, 1966 issue

Enfant Terrible

The Exile of Capri

by Roger Peyrefitte, translated by Peter Fryer

The Prince's Person

by Roger Peyrefitte, translated by Peter Fryer

October 14, 1965 issue

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