Book review: Some New Ambush* by Carys Davies

They say good things come in small packages. Sometimes, good reads come in slim paperbacks. I picked up a second-hand copy of Some New Ambush on a whim. At a mere 108 pages long, this short story collection is certainly one of my shortest reads of the year - shorter than both Penguin Modern Poets 3 and Megan Hunter's The … Continue reading Book review: Some New Ambush* by Carys Davies

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Book review: Multitudes by Lucy Caldwell

Two years have passed since I moved away from Belfast, but I like to return as often as I can. If I can’t get there in person, I’ll visit it via the city’s literature. I’ve recently been enjoying The Tangerine, a new Belfast-based literary magazine that showcases an eclectic mix of poetry, short stories, artwork, and […]

Book review: Attrib. and other stories by Eley Williams

The first thing I learned on day one of my English degree: no work of fiction exists in a vacuum. Directly or indirectly, texts are the product of other texts. Attrib. and other stories is no different, though its apparent choice of source material is somewhat unexpected. Forget great novels, Biblical verse, Classical epics - Eley … Continue reading Book review: Attrib. and other stories by Eley Williams