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The Descent of the Lyre
(Roman Books, 2012-08)
It is the early nineteenth century, and the Bulgarian village of Gela, the legendary home of Orpheus, is suffering under the heavy taxation and arbitrary justice of Ottoman rule. When his bride-to-be is abducted the night ...
The Trouble with Happiness
(Five Leaves Press, 2012-09)
A creative non-fiction exploration of the trouble with happiness, by way of an encounter with a rum-drinking philosopher in inner-city Birmingham.
Ronttu ja merimies
The Finnish translation of "The Snorgh and the Sailor"
Who do you trust when you can no longer trust your own mind? Emma's life has always been a struggle, and now she's been accepted at a prestigious music school, she is determined to excel. But when the impossibly chic ...
The Killing Jar
(Chatto and Windus, 2006-03)
Five-year-old Kerrie-Ann Hill has an unusual neighbour. Mrs Ivanovich collects butterflies and she shows Kerrie-Ann how to catch them, take care of them, and evenhow to kill them using a jar and some funny-smelling liquid. ...
The Okinawa Dragon
(Five Leaves Publications, 2008-06)
Jack deals in cardboard, selling expensive and rare gaming cards to rich collectors. He makes plenty of money, travelling the world. He meets millionaire Henri, the man who has everything. Well, almost everything. Henri ...
Testament: in an Embankment Garden
(Nottingham Poetry Society, 2016-09)
The Doll's House
Helena is an au pair in Paris, discovering the city and looking after two privileged and beautiful little girls: Sophie and Matilde. But the longer Helena works for the family, the more the attraction between herself ...
Women, Modernism and British Poetry 1910-39: Resisting Femininity
Modernism as a period consists of progressive and reactionary cultural cross-currents. Under the umbrella of ‘Rear-guard modernism’ I explore poetry which is not formally adventurous but which represents a ‘conservative ...
Deus in Machina: The Modern Mythopoesis of Colossus: The Forbin Project
Based on an examination of the film Colossus: The Forbin Project, this study considers myth, cinema, and Science Fictions as three manifestations of a single human drive, namely the desire to interpret and understand our ...