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Brenda

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.

LizF

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!

GeraniumCat

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.

Lindsay

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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