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Simon Okotie
Simon Okotie was born to Nigerian/English parents. His family moved to rural Norfolk in the late seventies – seemingly one of few black families in the region. This is an extract from his novel Whatever Happened to Harold Absalon?, forthcoming from Salt Publishing.

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Whatever Happened To Harold Absalon?

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July 2012

Simon Okotie

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July 2012

1. The hotel lobby was both cleansed and fragrant, as was the receptionist speaking softly on the phone behind the desk. The owners obviously...

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Issue No. 19

Once Sublime

Virginie Despentes

TR. Frank Wynne

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Issue No. 19

The music is sick! This guy’s a genius. Always trust Gaëlle. When they first saw him, everyone thought who...

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January 2011

Futures Past: Monumental Memorials of Modern Berlin

Leila Peacock

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January 2011

Cities display a worship of history in the monuments and memorials that they choose to erect, through which the...

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May 2017

The Pilgrims

Rachel Aydt

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May 2017

ST. JOAN The great actress Renée Jeanne Falconetti stands trial for heresy, a woeful story told with her eyes...

 

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