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The Curve of the Land: Review by Kevan Manwaring

The Curve of the Land: Diana Durham – a review By Kevan Manwaring This thin novel by American-based British writer Diana Durham is weighty with ideas – like narrow uprights supporting the monumental capstone of a cromlech. It charts a contemporary … Continue reading

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A Few Strange New Hybridities in Literature

Of late, my rather strange and serpentine reading habits have yielded up examples of what might be called literary hybridities, where genres and styles work to subsume or coalesce. Of course, such genre bending is not even remotely new but … Continue reading

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The Groundlings of Divine Will

Originally posted on Tears in the Fence:
Daniel Staniforth’s The Groundlings of Divine Will (Skylight Press 2013) http://www.skylightpress.co.uk sees Shakespeare’s first audience, ‘the groundlings of the pit’, as a secret society addressing the Master Of Revels in a glorious riposte…

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Review of The Book of Melusine of Lusignan

The following is a review of Gareth Knight’s new work, The Book of Melusine of Lusignan: In History, Legend and Romance, from the June edition of the Inner Light Journal (reprinted here with permission): I wonder if you have ever seen the … Continue reading

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A Review of Stoning the Devil on The Feminist Wire

The following is a short snippet of Jill Di Donato’s review of Stoning the Devil by Garry Craig Powell, published by The Feminist Wire on April 10, 2013.  The full review, entitled Western Novelist Paints a Racy Portrait of Middle Eastern … Continue reading

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A Strong Case for Magic – Review by Sue Vincent

I have just finished reading The Way of Magic. I read it twice, once quickly, once to actually absorb what Gordon Strong had written.  The book is presented as broad chapters divided into specific sections, which makes it very easy … Continue reading

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Review of Richard Froude’s The Passenger

Here are some quotes from a very thoughtful review of Richard Froude’s The Passenger by Jade Lascelles, taken from Bombay Gin 34. 2.  For more information on this literary journal and how to acquire it – visit here. “The reader is … Continue reading

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