Category Archives: The Written Word

VS Pritchett , a brief stay as a child in Loughborough Junction

VS Pritchett was a prolific writer with novels, short stories, biography, literary criticism and travel writing. He was born in 1900 and died in 1997. His father was in early marriage not successful in business or work and the family … Continue reading

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The Sad Story of William Jones and Adeline Gay. A Camberwell Carol.

  Published in Town Talk June 1oth 1885, and sourced from Lambeth Local History Archives, Minet Road. Note: William Temple was the Landlord of the Golden Lion pub. Another Note: The Tiger and The Cock were pubs on Denmark Hill … Continue reading

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Remainder by Tom McCarthy

A novel by Tom McCarthy with the main character residing in Loughborough Junction. …”What can you say to a writer who invents a character so perverse and controlling that he accuses the sun of poor job performance and employs squadrons … Continue reading

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Denmark Hill – a poem by Grasshopper

I came across this poem posted in the Camberwell news and chitter-chatter thread on Urban 75 forum in the London and the South East section. Posted by Maggot 2 December 2015. Postscript 13 Dec 2017 – This poem was orginally … Continue reading

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South of the River: a poem by Jean Overton Fuller

In her collection of poems titled Bomb Saga later published as The Bombed Years (1995) we have the following poem: South of the River You can listen to Jean Overton Fuller read the complete Bomb Saga at this website http://www.jeanovertonfuller.com/poetry-essays.htmlContinue reading

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The Room of Lost Things

Set in Loughborough Junction and a very fine read. A review from The Guardian Isobel Montgomery , 21st February 2009, The Guardian I have also read and enjoyed Theodora, Actress,Empress,Whore  also by Stella Duffy.

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Simon Stafford, South East of Eden, Poetry, Listening to the Isley Brothers

Published by purple-poets, December 2001

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