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4th Anniversary Special: New Expanded Edition of Rebecca Wilby’s This Wretched Splendour

To celebrate our 4th anniversary at Skylight Press, and in honour of the First World War Centenary,  we have reissued our very first book, This Wretched Splendour, in an all-new expanded edition. This new edition includes a one-act play, Wild With … Continue reading

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The Groundlings of Divine Will by Daniel Staniforth

“We are the collective pronoun not to be named; the sacred amalgam, the response harbingers around the fringes of refinery. We are informers and fetishists, sycophants and revolutionaries, the pliant in the trenches of experience, the silent mummers in supplication … Continue reading

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Other Recent Books by Skylight Press Authors

We are very fortunate to work with wonderful authors at Skylight Press and we hope that you have had a chance to enjoy some of the titles on offer. We are thrilled to recommend some of their other work with … Continue reading

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Scourging and Buffeting: Jurors in the Court of Torture and Blame!

Anyone who has seen Mel Gibson’s films will know that he is quite fond of accentuating torture scenes – almost to the point of fetishisation.  Whether it’s Detective Riggs, William Wallace, or an emaciated Jesus Christ, we have become accustomed … Continue reading

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This Wretched Splendour by Rebecca Wilby

This Wretched Splendour is a full-length stageplay in two acts, and Skylight Press is proud to offer it as our first launched title. The play is set in 1916, and follows the fortunes of a group of demoralised British soldiers … Continue reading

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