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8 January 2022

9:00 AM

8 January 2022

9:00 AM

Diaries James Courage, edited by Chris Brickell

Otago University Press, pp.416, £23

James Courage is one of those fine writers who, though he enjoyed considerable success in his lifetime, has now more or less slipped from view. None of the eight novels he published between 1933 and 1961 is in print and most of them are impossible to find secondhand. The same goes for a collection of his short stories published in 1973.

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