Category Archives: Adelle Stripe

Books of the Year 2017

The Ali Smith Book of the year: ‘Winter’ by Ali Smith Is this the most enjoyable book of the year? No. But, like last year’s ‘Autumn’ it is possibly one of the most pertinent and timely of books and is … Continue reading

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‘Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile’ Adelle Stripe

Adelle Stripe’s novelĀ ‘Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile’ is based on the life of Andrea Dunbar, a playwright whose early plays were put on at the Royal Court in London and later turned into the film ‘Rita, Sue and Bob … Continue reading

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This week’s book haul

I’ve been very restrained this week and only bought one book, ‘Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile’ by Adelle Stripe. It’s a factional (?) novel about Andrea Dunbar, the playwright most famous for ‘Rita, Sue and Bob Too’ which was … Continue reading

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