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Proof of Pudding

What discerning judges have said about The Coffee Story

'It's been a while since I read a first novel that felt as universally accomplished as Peter Salmon's The Coffee Story' - Toby Litt

'I was constantly intoxicated by a sense of desire & loss' - Jake Arnott

'Wild and raucous... an extraordinarily accomplished debut' - Niall Griffiths

'Reminiscent of Phillip Roth's Everyman. But it's much, much funnier' - Sydney Morning Herald

'An exceptional debut' - Martyn Bedford

Hard Sell

Voss by Patrick White

I’ve just finished re-reading Voss by Patrick White – a relief in some senses, as it will be nice to have my brain back for . . . → Read More: Voss by Patrick White

Arvon Lumb Bank

Leo ‘It’s about what?!’ Tolstoy.

Had a wonderful time on Wednesday as guest reader for The Arvon Foundation at Lumb Bank, on a starting . . . → Read More: Arvon Lumb Bank

Adverbs – Can They Be Stopped?

As a writer and editor I have many missions. As a writer, my mission is, of course, to capture the essence of the human soul . . . → Read More: Adverbs – Can They Be Stopped?