Tobias Jones
Writer, Parma, Italy

Tobias Jones is the author of The Dark Heart of Italy (2003), Utopian Dreams (2007), Blood on the Altar (2012), A Place of Refuge (2015), Ultra (2019) and a series of crime novels set in Italy. He lives in Parma.

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Protestant and Catholic women embrace in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland, in 1976. The Peace People began in 1976 as a protest movement against the ongoing violence in Northern Ireland. Its founders Betty Williams and Mairead Corrigan were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize that year. Photo by Peter Marlow/Magnum

Essay/
War and peace
Hail the peacebuilders

Conflicts only fully end when the delicate threads of peace have been steadily and quietly woven by ordinary, dedicated folk

Tobias Jones

Windsor Hill Woods offers a constructive retreat for recovering addicts. All photos by Kate Keara Pelen

Essay/
Addiction
An unexpected fix

Mucking out the pigs together can be just as helpful to recovering addicts as a 12-step programme or medical treatment

Tobias Jones