Tales of Art, Love and Drink as Poets Turn to Prose
Royle, Nicholas, The Independent (London, England)
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Two debut collections of short stories by poets: which one profits from diversifying and which is still feeling its way in an unaccustomed form? Sue Hubbard, in fact, is no stranger to fiction, having published a novel highly praised by John Berger. But while Depth of Field was enjoyable for its rich detail and well-turned prose, it would arguably have benefited from a rigorous edit, so perhaps the shorter form would suit. She certainly fashions an arresting opening in …
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Publication information: Article title: Tales of Art, Love and Drink as Poets Turn to Prose. Contributors: Royle, Nicholas - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: January 9, 2009. Page number: 34. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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