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du Lac by Alan Richardson

“So I cannot say for sure how old I am because I cannot see my beginnings. When I try to look, I’m peering into the lake bottom which is my genesis: things are stirred up, rising like muddy, formless wraiths … Continue reading

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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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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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Diddle by Daniel Staniforth

Every now and then you come across a book which you just read straight through with a kind of slack jawed and glazed eyed wonder, wishing you’d written it. That’s how I first read Daniel Staniforth’s Diddle, a string of … Continue reading

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