News archive for April 2014

Gareth R Robert's WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BILLY PARKS? is one of the eight winners of the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize. The book has also been longlisted for the 2014 Gordon Burn Prize.


 

FOLLOW ME HOME, the latest novel from bestselling novelist Cathy Woodman, set in Talyton St George, Britain's most romantic town, is just published by Arrow. Great British Reads has described it as "a wonderful and romantic story for the springtime" an A Spoonful of Happy Endings said: "Follow Me Home is a delightfully warm, charming and captivating story with a brilliant setting; a real treat to read".

THE EMPIRE OF TIME, the first in David Wingrove’s epic new series for Del Rey is published today. Michael Cobley is already a fan, saying “Wingrove is a master storyteller and 'Empire of Time' is a gripping epic that slingshots the reader across human history alongside characters enthralled by their own passions.”

 

Glenn Chandler's stage play SANDEL, based on the cult novel by Angus Stewart is currently enjoying a very successful run at the Above The Stage Theatre in Vauxhall, where it will play until 14th June. The play tells the controversial story of a romance between naive Oxford undergraduate, David Rogers, and impulsive choirboy, Antony Sandel.


“Chandler’s adaptation handles the tricky subject matter with care, diffusing intimacy with flashes of humour and never allowing the broader issues to interfere with the essential, personal drama of the story [...] Strongly focused performances” – The Stage


“If you like to be challenged, then you should make it post haste down to Vauxhall for this superb production” – The Gay UK


“Chandler’s adaption is masterfully written with both sharpness and fluidity” – So So Gay


“Sandel is bound to both delight and shock” – Stage Scan