…twelve Bailey’s glancing…

…twelve Bailey’s glancing…

Thomas Bailey was a self-educated Nottingham businessman who believed in improving the mind. Working in the early 1800s as a silk-stocking trader and Wheeler Gate wine merchant he worked at becoming an eloquent public speaker and, in 1830, tried to represent...
…ten runners running…

…ten runners running…

Sillitoe’s follow-up to Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (SNSM) is a strange beast, a chimeric compromise spawned from his publishers wanting another sensational ‘Angry Young Man’ book, against Sillitoe’s desire to broaden his palette and show that the literary...