07 January 2021, The Tablet

Allan Mallinson: brought to Rome by a desire for certainty and authenticity


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Allan Mallinson: brought to Rome by a desire for certainty and authenticity

Allan Mallinson

 

Time spent in Rome can leave its mark. “Our heartstrings”, the American author Nathaniel Hawthorne once observed, “mysteriously attach themselves to the Eternal City”, as Brigadier Allan Mallinson found when posted there for a five-year stint as British military attaché in 1999.

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