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Prelude to a Certain Midnight
by Gerald Kersh
(London Books, £11.99)
THE WORKS of Gerald Kersh fell steeply out of favour and largely out of print after his death in 1968 but London Books are determined to provide him with some kind of rebirth.
This is the third of his many novels they have reprinted and we should be grateful to them for doing so.
Kersh was a broad-minded, imaginative writer and a tough, flamboyant figure who made his home in the bohemian world of London’s Soho of the 1930s and 1940s. His novels, which sold very well during his lifetime, drew on an eccentric cast of... read more

 
26 September 2017 in Editorial, Views: 64
Source: Morning Star
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