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The Otherworlds of Liz Jensen

A Critical Reading

‘The first study of one of the most innovative of contemporary novelists, Liz Jensen, and of the “otherworlds” in her fiction.’

Read more on the Boydell and Brewer website.



The 9th Life of Louis Drax Guardian film review

louis-drax-reviewHorror specialist Alexandre Aja (the man behind the bracing nastiness of Haute Tension and the 2006 remake of Wes Craven’s The Hills Have Eyes) segues into the parallel genre of fantasy thriller with this odd, intriguing film – and the influence of Guillermo del Toro is ever-present, like a more benevolent version of the barnacle-encrusted sea monster that lurks on the periphery of this picture.

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Early reactions to the movie trailer

From two guys who like the f word.


The Ninth Life of Louis Drax is released in cinemas worldwide



Liz Jensen tutors on a French writing retreat, July 2017