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Would you Adam and Eve it?

Yes, this is about how they do as vampires, says Stephen Brown

 

SUPPOSE Adam and Eve didn't disobey God. Instead, they have eternal life. That is the plot of the film Only Lovers Left Alive (Cert. 15).

Their immortality is, to some extent at least, of the kind where (unlike Tithonus in Tennyson's tragic poem of that title) age doesn't weary them, nor the years condemn. Tom Hiddleston (looking his actual thirty-something age) plays a centuries-old Adam to the maturer Tilda Swinton's Eve, who could very well pass for 43 in the dusk with a ...

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Lecturer in Biblical Studies

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I was there when the tsunami struck

I was there when the tsunami struck

Ten years ago, Maxwell Hutchinson and his wife were on holiday in Sri Lanka when it was torn apart by the tsunami. He tells how they survived  Subscribe to read more

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There is no divine right of managers

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