John Hughes

Lucas Smith reviews 'Asylum' by John Hughes

Lucas Smith
23 May 2016

Two doors, two characters, two colours – black and white – produce a surfeit of grey in John Hughes's short allegorical novel Asylum. Featuring a variety of forms ...

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Ed Wright reviews 'The Remnants' by John Hughes

Ed Wright
09 July 2012

The esteemed critic and lecturer Don Anderson once told me that Proust’s Remembrance of Things Past was a book you shouldn’t read until you were over forty. Still in my twenties at the time, hungry for erudition, I was annoyed and set out to read the book, only to put it down even more irritated some time later, thinking, If that boy calls out to his mother one more time, I’ll sc ... More