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Literature

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New graphic novel on Mugsborough The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists in words & pictures By Scarlet and Sophie Rickard Published by SelfMadeHero, Paperback, 352 pages. RRP £  REVIEW BY PETE DONOHUE A graphic adaptation of Robert Tressell’s classic semi-autobiographical novel of…
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Literature

BOOKBUSTER REVIEW

Lovecraft Country By Matt RuffPublished by Picador, 2016, paperback RRP £ / hardback RRP £(£12 at Bookbuster) REVIEW BY TIM BARTON I recently saw the first episodes of the new TV adaptation of the novel Lovecraft Country. On the credits…
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Arts

HIP YOUNG WRITING

Get Hastings Reading Our passion for words goes viral By Stephen Ratcliffe Culture Shift, a key partner in the Get Hastings Reading campaign, has launched a series of short films to encourage young people to take up the art of…
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Literature

BOOKBUSTER REVIEW

Privatising Justice: The Security Industry,War and Crime Control By Wendy Fitzgibbon and John LeaPublished by Pluto, April 2020, paperback RRP £ By Tim Barton A cartoon potted history might suggest that the nation state evolved directly from ‘the mafia that won’.…
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Literature

BOOKBUSTERS REVIEW

Just Transitions:Social Justice in the Shift Towards a Low-Carbon WorldEdited by Edouard Morena, Dunja Krause and Dimitris StevisPublished by Pluto, November 2019, paperback RRP £ Review By Tim Barton Once upon a time, a few months ago (as things are…
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