Nine Letters You Need To Read Now

Nine Letters You Need To Read Now

1. Alice Walker, The Color Purple Read it here Image Credit: Image Abyss, Alpha Coders Is there a more famous ‘epistolary’ novel than Alice Walker’s The Color Purple (1982)? As a series of letters written to God – or are they prayers? – the book conveys...
..eight Wayne’s a-working…

..eight Wayne’s a-working…

The first masked hero in literature was Barnoess Orczy’s The Scarlet Pimpernel, appearing in 1905. It was written after Orczy’s stage play of the same name enjoyed a long run in London, having first opened in Nottingham. The scarlet pimpernel refers to a group of...
…five Ray Goslings!

…five Ray Goslings!

Alan Sillitoe is Nottingham’s angriest young man. Arthur Seaton’s bad behaviour in Saturday Night and Sunday Morning is one of the most famous literary examples that depict young men experiencing the liberation postwar Britain brought. A close second, though, is...