Literature

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Strange Exits from HastingsA Cornucopia of Bizarre Deaths and Unsolved Murders By Helena Wojtczak£10:      Review by Elly Gibson What comes to mind when you think about Hastings? The famous battle of 1066 which left King Harold with an arrow…
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Literature

Book Review

The AnarchyBy William Dalrymple Published by Bloomsbury at £30 Review by Kent Barker Embarking on The Anarchy is not for the faint-hearted. To start with the tome runs to more than 500 pages, weighs in at a couple of kilos, spans…
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Arts

Hastings LitFest

Writing Competitions Now Open Hastings Literary Festival has launched its writing competitions for 2020, offering prizes of up to £200 as well as support packages for emerging local writers. Last year writers from Hastings, St Leonards and Bexhill fought off…
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Literature

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We Swim To The Shark Overcoming Fear One Fish At A Time By Georgie CoddHardcover, 330ppLittle Brown (non-fiction) £ REVIEW BY DAVE YOUNG “Is your name really Codd?” asked Jenni Murray, concluding her Woman’s Hour interview with the author of…
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