The prosecution team in the 1960 case against DH Lawrence’s Lady Chatterley’s Lover may have thought they had found an ally when Miss Jones, a sixty-year-old classics Mistress at an all-girls grammar school, was called to the bench. No doubt Miss Jones watched with relish the raised eyebrows and slack-jawed looks that met her statement […]
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A Stranger Comes to Town

Mandy Sutter on how she identified the theme of loneliness in her developing novel, Bush Meat

PUBLISHED ON: 01/08/17


My family spent two years in Nigeria in the 1960s, when I was about seven. I based my memoir-travel piece, ‘Bush Meat’ (published in extract form in N …

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Blurred Boundaries

Ellie Rees

PUBLISHED ON: 25/07/17


Montello Priory Sixty years ago, when my mother, father and I first went to live with Grandma, Montello Priory was a fortress: such a square, solid ye …

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Jumpin’ Jack Flash: David Litvinoff and the Rock ’n’ Roll Underworld

Liz Jones

PUBLISHED ON: 01/07/16


Faithfull, Clapton and Lyn Ebenezer are among sources for this extensively researched and gripping biography of a shapeshifting zeitgeist flaneur who …

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