Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

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Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

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LEGOLAND by Gerard Woodward (Picador, hardback Pounds 14.99, ebook Pounds 10.43) ..... GERARD WOODWARD is probably best known for his Jones family trilogy - August, I'll Go To Bed At Noon and A Curious Earth.

Legoland sees the poet return to writing short stories, with topics ranging from the mundane to the surreal. There's the beautifully observed story of Williamina who leaves her husband only to find herself receiving regular visits from persistent suitors. Then there's the man who creates an exact replica of his sitting room in his basement - but everything is upside down, and the writer who finds himself caught up in a bloody revolution.

A strong sense of black humour runs throughout these 15 stories which will leave you amused and often unnerved, but will also captivate and move you.

THE NARROW BED by Sophie Hannah (Hodder & Stoughton, hardback Pounds 14. …

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