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Duff Now Available on Kindle and Waterstones Site

My novel Duff is now available to buy on Kindle and on the Waterstones site for pre-order. Exciting!

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THE ROOM by Jonas Karlsson

Hovering around the New In section of Bow Ideas Store, I had a quick glance at the stand and I saw this. The kooky cover drew me in. It looked suitably Beckettian which is always intriguing. The author Jonas Karlsson … Continue reading

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The Great Wheat Conspiracy

Having struggled post-chemo to keep my stomach flat, I’ve decided to try a wheat free diet. The other day, when I was browsing in my local library, the Ideas Store in Bow, I happened upon this book. I was intrigued … Continue reading

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My Novel Duff Is Coming Soon!

I have written a novel, ‘Duff’. An early draft of ‘Duff’ was shortlisted for the Dundee International Book Prize 2014. It was called ‘The Dreaming’ then, and only a handful of scenes remain, having undergone an almost complete rewrite. Duff … Continue reading

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Review: Gut Symmetries by Jeanette Winterson

A boat leaves for America. On it are our protagonists, a young woman and her older, married lover. This is a tale of a love triangle, ruminating on the theme of time passing. Taking her cue from tarot cards, Winterson’s … Continue reading

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Review: The Lonely Londoners by Sam Selvon

So, for the first of my library book reviews: Moses is a kind sort. For this reason, he’s the first port of call for Trinidadians hell-bent on coming to London for a shot of the good times. Of course racially-intolerant … Continue reading

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Books I have enjoyed in 2013 Life and How to Survive it – John Cleese, Robin Skynner Brothers of the Head – Brian Aldiss The Good of the Novel – Collected essays (Faber) The Examined Life – Steven Grosz Not … Continue reading

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