Tag Archives: Allegory

Windleroot by Gordon Strong

“Windleroot was permanently a wasps’ nest of rumour and scandal. Gobbets of gossip continually dripped from the awnings of the establishments in Lowe Street. An innocent remark made at the top end became a slanderous accusation by the time it arrived at the … Continue reading

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Skylight Fiction for the Holidaze?

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Song of the Sea God by Chris Hill

“…Like we’d never shared in the sea’s flotsam and jetsam; the dead whales, a leather backed turtle once, big as a coffee table. The dead bodies even, now and then, stranded in sleep with water trickling lazily from silent terracotta … Continue reading

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The Fat Git by Alan Richardson

Those that are familiar with Alan Richardson’s first two novels, The Giftie and On Winsley Hill, will know that as well as having a rather delightful turn of phrase this author can also tell a rip-roaring story.  Richardson’s The Fat … Continue reading

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