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Crompton was about to be assaulted with questions like the one that had undone his predecessor. Someone had asked why there weren’t enough helicopters to provide air cover for the boys in Helmand. He hadn’t …

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The Selected Blurbs of Arthur Knibb by Jonny Sweet
March 1, 2008 – 8:14 am | No Comment
The Selected Blurbs of Arthur Knibb by Jonny Sweet

‘What a sad, sad day for the world, and a loss of one of its greatest ever blurbists.’
These were the dying words of blurbist Arthur Knibb, reflecting with dignity on the talent she was …

December 11, 2007 – 10:15 am | No Comment

by Will Orr-Ewing
What a curse a cult novel seems to be . By connecting so acutely with the zeitgeist, books like On The Road tend to seduce their readers with such emotion that any sense …