A Pair of Bellocs! For my 49th and 50th Audible credits, two titles from the multi-talented Belloc family: First, in The Mercy of Allah Hilaire Belloc uses an exotic Oriental setting to satirise the Western commercial and economic issues of his time, as aged merchant Mahmoud relates to his young nephews the story of his […]

And another new release to see in the New Year…

And another new release to see in the New Year… Acclaimed as one of the finest satirical novels in the English language, Max Beerbohm’s Zuleika Dobson is a glittering tour de force that mocks the foibles of Edwardian Oxford, and that still resonates with modern ‘celebrity’ culture. Zuleika Dobson, internationally famous prestidigitator visits her grandfather, […]

More news!

Another of my solo narrations went live on Audible last week! The Green Carnation, by Robert Hichens, satirises the scandalous relationship between Oscar Wilde and his friend Lord Alfred “Bosie” Douglas. It was one of the works used against Wilde in his prosecution and conviction for “gross indecency”. … And another was approved for publication: […]