Julian Burnside is a barrister who specialises in commercial litigation. He is deeply interested in the arts. He collects contemporary paintings, photographs and sculpture, and regularly commissions chamber music. He is the author of Matilda and the Dragon (1991), Word Watching: Field Notes from an Amateur Philologist (2004), and Watching Brief: Reflections on Human Rights, Law and Justice (2007).
Michael Hofmann reviews Ted Hughes by Jonathan Bate