Katie tells her the story of this place: of a massacre in the name of religion, of imprisonment, rape, torture and murder. It is a story that comes alive in the telling, as its victims rise up in vengeance to engulf Kate and all around her...
Thanks to China.At least twice as many Chinese as English have now bought and read the book - a small irony for a story with plenty of word play, riddles and stuff!Are English publishers /agents too sniffy or hung up on Lewis Carroll (it had been ‘likened unto’ by various commentators - which apparently raises […]
How, you may ask?Because it has sold 19,000 in China and South Korea. The Chinese publisher has just renewed the contract for a further five years!It had sold £135,000-worth in the UK before the ‘dashing’* James Daunt put a spanner in the works by banning all-day signings in Waterstones - my forte - talking kids […]
Here is my parabolic tale told in the style of a Just-so story on the ‘expunging’ of emotional vulnerability in men. It may not resonate with many, but I offer it for what it is worth.“The Tale of Boy-who-is-Fish”(a tale told somewhat in the style of Rudyard Kipling’s ‘Just-so’ stories by Alan Gilliland.)Boy-who-is-Fish is swimming, […]