"This is not a novel to be tossed lightly aside. On the contrary, it should be thrown with great force" – Dorothy Parker (attrib.)
Following the sad death of Sir John Hurt, the DWAS magazine Celestial Toyroom opted to do a special issue dedicated entirely to the great actor’s career. This is my contribution. Full text is available here for ease of reading.
Allan is an embittered alcoholic failure, a choice of lifestyle he indulges in despite being happily married and largely sober. In the dark wee hours of the night he reads quite a few books, from which he remembers little and learns nothing.
View all posts by Allan Lear