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BOOK REVIEW: The Life of Almost by Anna Vaught

‘Ah life, death, buried, misplaced: all a jumble, to me.’ At first glance, The Life of Almost might appear simple. After all, the book only spans across 175 pages. However, a first glance never tells the full story. Anna Vaught is a writer of novels, novellas, flash fiction and non-fiction articles. In this book, it’s

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BOOK REVIEW: Another Justified Sinner by Sophie Hopesmith

I have to admit, I am not a massive fan of Another Justified Sinner’s opening, with the masturbating ghost and the vibrating pussy. I don’t think those bring the right reaction in me for I find them ever so slightly comical and can’t help but picturing a white apparition fondling themselves under a sheet or

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BOOK REVIEW: Zero Hours by Neil Campbell

‘I walked in on my first shift and was met by the manager, Hakan. He was a little prick. I could see it from the start.’ So begins Zero Hours, the second in a proposed ‘Manchester Trilogy’ by realist writer Neil Campbell. We are back with our troubadour narrator, bouncing from menial job to menial

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BOOK REVIEW: Disco Sour by Giuseppe Porcaro

In Giuseppe Porcaro’s Disco Sour a major civil war between the different nation states of Europe causes an odyssey of self discovery and battle for democracy. Europe is broken up, only being held together by The Federation, a group of civil societies and local governments. Bastian Balthazar Bux is the lead chair of The Federation

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