Category Archives: Morrissey

This week’s book haul

Ah, Morrissey: so much to answer for. I loved Morrissey in 1984 and I love him now. He might come out with some extraordinary nonsense now and again but the world would be a  poorer place without him…and if you … Continue reading

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First Love – Gwendoline Riley

At the start of Jeanette Winterson’s novel ‘Oranges are Not the Only Fruit’, the character  Jeanette says of her parents, ‘My father liked to watch the wrestling, my mother liked to wrestle; it didn’t matter what. She was in the … Continue reading

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This week’s book haul

More books?! It’s certainly been a bumper week, starting off with a lovely signed copy of Johnny Marr’s autobiography, ‘Set the Boy Free’. For those who don’t know him, Johnny Marr and Morrissey formed the powerhouse song writing duo behind The … Continue reading

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