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Rembrandt, A Private War, American Clock, Robert Menasse, Traitors

The Rijksmuseum's major Rembrandt exhibition, Marie Colvin film A Private War, Arthur Miller's The American Clock, Robert Menasse's novel The Capital, Traitors on Channel 4

To mark 350 years since Rembrandt's death The Rijksmuseum's in Amsterdam is staging a major exhibition of all his works in their collection.22 paintings, 60 drawings and more than 300 best examples of Rembrandt’s prints
A Private War is a film about the war correspondent Marie Colvin, who reported on conflicts around the world and was killed in Homs in Syria in 2012
Arthur Miller's play The American Clock, set in New York City in 1929, has just opened at The Old Vic Theatre in London. It's not revived very often: is that for a good reason?
Austrian author Robert Menasse's latest novel The Capital won The 2017 German Book Prize. Set around The European Commission it's a story full of tragic heroes, manipulative losers and involuntary accomplices.
Traitors on Channel 4 - a spy thriller set in London at the end of the Second World War and the beginning of The Cold War

Tom Sutcliffe's guests are Tracy Chevalier, Miranda Carter and Terence Blacker. The producer is Oliver Jones

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Miranda recommends Mercury Rev's album The Delta Sweete and Game of Thrones
Tom recommends: Storyville - Conroy Under The Wire on iPlayer
Tracy recommends: Clemency Burton Hill's book- Year of Wonder and especially Unsent Love Songs by Elena Kats Chernin
Terence recommends: walking in the Waveny Valley

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Traitors

Traitors

All The Rembrandts

All The Rembrandts
Image: Rembrandt van Rijn, Zelfportret, ca.1628, courtesy Rijksmuseum

Robert Menasse

Robert Menasse

A Private War

A Private War

The American Clock

The American Clock
Image: Manuel Harlan

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