Shit Happens by Eileen Wahrton

Shit Happens by Eileen Wharton

-Reviewed by Eleanor Hemsley- Shit Happens is perhaps not best suited as a title for this book as the end lesson as such seems to be that everything turns out peachy in the end, but none the less it is definitely worth reading. Never before have I read a book that so perfectly captures the…

Rainn

Rainn by Amy Silbergeld, Matthew Landis & Jonas Wessel

-Reviewed by Rosie Breese- Rainn, the jacket blurb says, is ‘an auto-fiction collaboration’ between anarchist poet/publisher Freke Räihä and the three co-authors Amy Silbergeld, Matthew Landis and Jonas Wessel. I’m not sure what a collaboratively-written novel should look like; indeed, this is probably the first piece of collaborative auto-fiction I’ve ever come across. I was expecting…

‘Anytime Return’ by Tom Wingfield

-Reviewed by Charlotte Barnes- It seems a fair assessment that with the ever-growing levels of multi-cultural inhabitants that are housed by the United Kingdom, conflict amongst UK cultures is, some would argue inevitably, also seeing an increase. Years of immigration and integration have effectively blurred the lines surrounding the question of what cultural groups, or…

‘Border Run’ by Simon Lewis

-Reviewed by Elinor Walpole- Simon Lewis’s Border Run is a pacy read that tells the story of two gap year travellers, Jake and Will, who embark upon an ‘adventurette’ in the jungle on the borders of China and Burma that turns nasty. We see events unfold from the viewpoint of Will, an insecure young man…