Archive | April 2013

She Left Me The Gun on BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week

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Listen to all five episodes here [only available until April 25th]

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Latest review of my book: the Sunday Telegraph

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She Left Me the Gun is quite simply an extraordinary book. In the hands of any halfway decent author, this would be an incredible story: a mother with a mysterious South African past who arrived in England in her early twenties with a beautiful antique handgun and a mission to forget who she used to be. In the hands of a writer as gifted as Emma Brockes, it’s basically the perfect memoir: a riveting, authentic tale elegantly told.

Read the whole review>>