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Winifred Belmont

Winifred Belmont reviews 'Night by Night' by Jane Messer

October 1994, no. 165 01 October 1994
This is the first novel for Jane Messer who, we are told, is writing a second book as part of a Doctorate of Creative Arts ­– and, I must admit, that put me off a bit. Not that I think writers should be uneducated, but academic qualifications in ‘creative writing’ are still a bit suss as far as I’m concerned. I don’t like the thought that I’m reading someone’s term paper, or Mast ... (read more)