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Jeanette Winterson: How pretty do you have to be to work on a building site?

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Dressed to drill: what message does this hoarding on a Manchester hotel send out about women in the workplace? Continue reading...

The Game of Our Lives: The Meaning and Making of English Football by David Goldblatt review

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An enlightening survey of the game in the post-Thatcher era, as it fell prey to nefarious owners and inept administrators Continue reading...

Your stories: The Tale of the Street Magician by Milo

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Milo: Was this your card? It was! Oh good! You see, I havent lost my touch. Though my fingers fumble and I flinch at every sound. Though I cannot sleep at night because of the nightmares that come to me ... Continue reading...

The Ministry of Ghosts by Alex Shearer - review

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'there is a huge surprise at the end to make you feel really SPOOKED' Continue reading...

Baddies in books: Mrs Danvers a spitefully manipulative bogeywoman

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The head housekeeper in Daphne du Mauriers Rebecca is a vindictive, gloomy presence a haunted house in human form Sauron: literatures ultimate source of evil Humbert Humbert: the most seductive villain in fiction Captain Ahab: an obsessive, revenge-driven nihilist Continue reading...