Author Archives: John Rodden

John Lukacs: Iconoclast and Self-Styled ‘Reactionary’

Often dismissed by the academic elite, this great historian placed his faith in the test of time.

Searching for the Soul of George Orwell

Fellow Etonian Christopher Hollis tried to tease out a conservative streak in the socialist journalist. But did it exist?

View to a Kill

Orwell’s reflection on a hanging should trouble America’s conscience.