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BLACK APPLES OF GOWER | BOOK REVIEW

BLACK APPLES OF GOWER | BOOK REVIEW

BLACK APPLES OF GOWER Iain Sinclair (Little Toller Books) Iain Sinclair’s latest foray into the labyrinthine workings of memory and landscape is many things: an exceptional portrait of a much romanticised (and Googled) coastal walk, a treatise on the numerous artists this location has inspired as well as a winding discourse on the leylines our […]

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COUNTER NARRATIVES | BOOK REVIEW

COUNTER NARRATIVES | BOOK REVIEW

COUNTER NARRATIVES John Keene (Fitzcarraldo Editions) Counter Narratives is a fascinating read where the mode of storytelling is as integral as the stories themselves. Keene’s able command of language means at times he is wonderfully descriptive and at others uses sparse information, yet allows the reader to fill in the gaps, which makes for a more intense […]

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APPAREL | BOOK REVIEW

APPAREL | BOOK REVIEW

APPAREL Arthur Mauritz (Dedalus) Apparel is a rare insight into the lives of a small group of people, where we, the readers, have the privilege to access their everyday thoughts, routines and inner dialogue. Mauritz is a refreshing writer that has pushed the bounds introducing an innovative writing stance, modernising fiction with superb interwoven narratives whilst […]

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ALUN, GWENO AND FREDA | BOOK REVIEW

ALUN, GWENO AND FREDA | BOOK REVIEW

ALUN, GWENO AND FREDA John Pikoulis (Seren Books) Published to mark the centenary of Alun Lewis himself, this new re-working features a variety of unknown material sheds new light on a writer who was arguably the greatest of the Second World War. The book draws on the two significant women in his life: Gweno, his […]

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