ALAN FRANK is bemused by the deranged ongoings of an escapist nonsense
Friday 22nd Sep 2017
posted by Morning Star in Arts
In Between (15)
Directed by Maysaloun Hamoud
ARAB-ISRAELI filmmaker Maysaloun Hamoud’s memorable feature- film debut fascinatingly tells the stories of three very dissimilar Palestinian-Israeli women who...
Well Versed is edited by Jody Porter
Thursday 21st Sep 2017
posted by Jody Porter in Arts
TOM GRIFFITHS is deeply moved by the memorable story of a heroic female Kurdish sniper in Syria
Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester M2
THERE are times when no matter how a reviewer stitches their words together, they can never capture the full greatness of an author’s work.
Bring on the Blacks
by Desmond Ward
(SilverWood Press, £9.99)
DESMOND WARD’S first novel, an authentic first-hand account of racial and industrial struggle in 1960s Bristol, draws on his own experiences...
The story of an unlikely friendship in a concentration camp perhaps requires a leap of faith too far, says SUSAN DARLINGTON
Wednesday 20th Sep 2017
by Michael Pedersen
SCOT Michael Pedersen is a gifted poet and Oyster finds him on fine, free-wheeling form, effortlessly shifting gears and tone. He packs a lot into 120 pages,...
Science fiction round-up with Mat Coward
At Least Wave Your Handkerchief at Me (Glitterbeat)
THE EVER-exploratory Glitterbeat label have unearthed another gem with this album of Saze music from the mountains of southern Albania.
Tuesday 19th Sep 2017