Day: Jan 25, 2019

On rejecting religion and writing it: An interview with Carey Baraka

Carey Baraka’s The Elizabethans We Lost revolves around a boyhood friendship forged in conflict – negotiating their school lives through mischief and licentious behaviour at a time when to be young seems innocent, for Baraka’s characters the business of being “funny” not only draws on humour but also exploits eccentricity and personal politics to enlivening ends. The Elizabethans We Lost has been longlisted for The Short Story […]

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