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Christopher Fowler
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Iceberg Ahead A couple of weeks back I slipped over to Barcelona to pay bills, do repairs and clear up our flat after the upstairs neighbours had 1. flooded it for the third time and 2. projectile-vomited from their balcony onto ours, which really takes some doing. And this is in a good part of town. Of course Barcelona is a city where life is played out on the streets, so anything can and does…
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Christopher Fowler
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Books & Film
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So, the tingle. It doesn't happen very often - less and less these days, if I'm honest, but occasionally I still get the tingle, a prickling of the senses that comes from reading, hearing or seeing something entirely unexpected. It happened when I read 'Less' by Andrew Sean Greer and again with Edward St Auban's earlier books. The curse of British writing is that it's too often locked into class.…
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