Monthly Archives: March 2015

Nigel Farage: ‘The Purple Revolution’ – in seven paragraphs

1. By the time you finish reading this sentence, over 150,000 unemployed Romanian single mothers will have entered the UK with the intention of claiming £40,000 per year in benefits and free cosmetic surgery on the NHS. It is a … Continue reading

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Suzanne Collins: ‘The Hunger Games’ (Book One) – in seven paragraphs

1. I wake up. My time asleep was short. As short as these sentences. I look over at Prim, my angelic younger sister, and my mother. Because my dad was blown up in a mining accident five years ago, they … Continue reading

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Morrissey: ‘Autobiography’ – in seven paragraphs

1. In the beginning there was Steven. Naturally, my birth almost kills my mother when my inflated head ruptures her birth canal. I emerge into the squalid light discussing modernism, having been seduced by Proust in utero. Thus begins a … Continue reading

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J.K. Rowling: ‘The Casual Vacancy’ – in seven paragraphs

1. Barry Fairbrother fell to the ground, an aneurysm ripping through his brain like the Hogwarts Express going at full speed. Fucking SHIT! he thought before he died, the author keen to show that this was going to be very … Continue reading

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