Month: September 2016

Nathan Hassall’s ‘The Flesh and Mortar Prophecy’

A review by Ananya Guha Nathan Hassall’s (www.nathanhassall.co.uk) poems explore the motif of darkness in literature.  The poems in his book do not offer any solution to the problem of good and evil.  Rather they explore the human condition in terms of deprivation, violence, poverty – all manifestations of a soulless (but not necessarily a…

A BOER IN BANGALORE

By Adam Yamey It is not every day that a prisoner of war (a POW) is put up in accommodation as luxurious as Bangalore’s West End Hotel, but here is the story of one who was. Many Indians travelled to South Africa in the 19th and early 20th century, but few South Africans ventured to…

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