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Home Ownership In 2019

Being a homeowner is something millions of us aspire to be when we are older. However as inflation as well as house prices rise and the population grows , more and more of us are finding it hard to find the cash to put down on a house. Much of the previous generations before us […]

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William Sansom’s Perfect Horrors

William Sansom’s Perfect Horrors

‘Welcome strangers! Come into my parlour, as a well-known spider said…’ (William Sansom, The Body, 1949) I suspect you will know what I mean when I try to speak of a little literary subgenre we might usefully call ‘the nasty story.’ The type will surely seem clear to you if you have read, just for […]

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The Inspirational William Gerhardie

The Inspirational William Gerhardie

Amid the considerable and deserved publicity for the recent Channel 4 TV adaptation of William Boyd’s Any Human Heart, Boyd himself took the opportunity to restate the importance to the novel’s inspiration of William Gerhardie, who apparently provided the key model for Boyd’s fictional ‘Logan Mountstuart’. As Boyd told the Guardian, ‘Gerhardie published his last […]

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