Alex Diggins

Magic and miasma: Mordew, by Alex Pheby, reviewed

15 August 2020 9:00 am

Mordew ain’t the kind of place to raise your kids, as Elton John nearly sang. If they escape the ravages…

A ponderous parable for our times: The Wondrous and Tragic Life of Ivan and Ivana

6 June 2020 9:00 am

Twins are literary dynamite. For writers, they’re perfect for thrashing out notions of free will, the pinballing of cause and…

Bernadine Evaristo shoulders weighty themes lightly: Girl, Woman, Other reviewed

21 December 2019 9:00 am

It’s a slippery word, ‘other’. Taken in one light, it throws up barriers and insists on divisions. It is fearful…