Tag: Neil Campbell

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: The Largesse Of The Sea Maiden by Denis Johnson

I read Angels but the subject matter seemed too familiar. The beautiful losers may as well have been reading Beautiful Losers on the bus. And I gave up on the acclaimed novella Train Dreams. But Jesus’ Son has long been one of my most cherished books. The title is from a Lou Reed song, and the book

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