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Brixton Rock

In keeping with the Brixton vibe, I’ve just read Brixton Rock by Alex Wheatle. Set in the late seventies to early eighties, Wheatle’s debut novel tells the story of Brenton Brown, a sixteen year-old mixed race teenager, living in a hostel for young people recently released from the care system. Angry at the fact that … Continue reading

The Street

I first read The Street by Biyi Bandele a few years ago when I was studying English Lit, and back then I declared it my favourite book. Now having re-read it, I wouldn’t say it was my favourite read but it still charms mainly because it’s set in Brixton and it accurately, in my view, … Continue reading

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