Five Dials

A free literary magazine from Hamish Hamilton

Number 49 | Unsettled Lands

The Body-Text Speaks

What are the parts of a book? There is a front and a back, there are the pages: not much to name. Let’s make the attempt though.

Number 48

Sam Byers on Autechre, new fiction from Niamh Campbell, artwork from Stanley Donwood, a treat for Scorpios from Sophie Mackintosh and an interview with Adam Phillips

Number 47

A special issue of unfurling illustrations by the artist Paul Davis. As you scroll down through the issue you’ll see ink drawings, pen drawings, paintings of volcanoes, sculpture and, thankfully, more than one flowchart. Look for a gloriously murky painting of the Thames.

Number 46

Features Pat Barker on the silence of women in warfare, Antony Beevor on the trials of researching in Russian military archives, plus a former British soldier re-examines the journal he wrote in Basra and an intrepid photographer tracks down the fields and lanes where WW1 deserters were shot.

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