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I bought Losing Nelson a number of years ago , read it and loved it. I gave it to friends to read and lost track of my copy. I had a yearning to read it again recently and bought it again.
I think you would like it a lot.


I have Sacred Hunger and After Hannibal on my shelves but haven't read either, I'm ashamed to say.
I think I read Stone Virgin a very long time ago, or rather part of it as I recall that I wasn't able to finish it before it had to go back to the library but I can't remember a great deal about it.
Another writer I need to try again - the list is endless!


I liked The Stone Virgin a lot, and read another after that, I think, but it was a long time ago and I rather lost sight of him after that. I've meant to try again since, but never quite got round to it.


Losing Nelson was intiguing but ultimately rather unsatisfactory and has a rather spurious plot. Morality Play, on the other hand, is a novel - by which I mean, it's really a novel, not just a piece of storytelling or historical fiction: its a magnificent, dramatic story, and utilises a stage technique (which I can't identify becasue it wd spoil the plot too much) which I recently heard of being used in Sudan as part of a drama group's efforts to help peace and reconciliation: nothing new under the sun! Morality Play wd make an excellent CBG read - worthwhile, strong story, not too long - but not, like some of my favourites, too heavy, grim or a-structural!!

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