Tag: Barbara Fieschi-Jones

BOOK REVIEW: We Live In The Dead End by Simon Webster

I loved this book so much it warmed my cockles and chilled my bones all in one go. It made me laugh and cry. I booked marked passages I wanted to quote and ended up with 73 post-it notes sprouting from the wonderful We Live In The Dead End, written by Simon Webster. Loneliness, loss,

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BOOK REVIEW: Three Sisters of Stone by Stephanie Hutton

The novella-in-flash is a difficult genre to master, with the double pressure of telling a convincing story whilst achieving an individual flash fiction story for each chapter. With every word counted and counting, it doesn’t leave much room for hesitation or rambling and one can’t afford the luxury of a couple of weaker chapters as

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BOOK REVIEW: The Sellout by Paul Beatty

The Sellout tells of the adventure of its African-American main protagonist – “Bonbon” for his on-off girlfriend and acquaintances, “Sellout” for some members of his community not approving of his life choices – or “Me”, which is his last name, for the state of California that is suing him at the time of the book’s

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FILM REVIEW: Nocturnal Animals

Tom Ford’s Nocturnal Animals left me shaken, staggering into the falling night, somewhat disheveled as if I’d been either fast asleep or got into a fight during the movie. But this is the 3pm screening at Everyman in posh Surrey, fights don’t belong here and as for sleeping, neither me nor the seven other people

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