Book Review: Face by Benjamin Zephaniah

Took me a while to settle into the telling (not showing) style, but when I did I found I couldn’t put the book down. Expected a few less cliches from a poet, but on the whole I liked the writing. As the ending approached I did start dreading a coming-of-age-hollywood-movie-style victory for Martin and his […]

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Takeaway – A Flashpoint

Every Saturday for 43 years their routine had been the same. No matter where they’d lived, they’d taken the bus into town. She would shop; he would sit, and when she’d finished, he’d carry her bags back to the bus stop, while she merrily recounted their contents. Once home, she would reward his patience with […]

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