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15-21 October 2021

IN THIS ISSUE

22 Britain on the brink The crises threatening the economy and state

21 The Vatican reckoning Megan Gibson on abuse in the Catholic Church

28 Not growing old Inside the Silicon Valley anti-ageing industry

36 The first patriarch Rowan Williams on the cultural history of God

Power crunch: Tim Ross on why Britain is falling short

38 John le Carré’s long goodbye How the great spy novelist lost his grip on the present

42 Middlemarch at 150 Johanna Thomas-Corr on George Eliot

46 Poussin’s sensual art Michael Prodger on the anti-Caravaggio

The thriller: John le Carré

Life force: Big Tech vs ageing

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