Literary Locations #76: Southwell

Literary Locations #76: Southwell

Many Nottingham writers have taken inspiration from their memories of Southwell, including D.H. Lawrence, Alan Sillitoe, and B.S. Johnson, whose experimental book-in-a-box, ‘The Unfortunates’ (1969), includes Brian’s recollections of visiting Southwell with June,...
20th Century Notts: 1967-1969

20th Century Notts: 1967-1969

1967 A Tree on Fire by Alan Sillitoe (1967) The second of Alan Sillitoe’s William Posters Trilogy, A Tree on Fire received a more favourable reception than the first. It’s an existential investigation of protest and revolution in 1960s North Africa and England....