Michael Flay, ‘The Theorist’, from ‘Closed Doors’ (1999)

Michael Flay, Closed Doors: Polar Books, 1999 After Mike’s funeral last week I’ve had time to return to the stories in Closed Doors, from his own Polar Books imprint. The second in the collection is ‘The Theorist’. Unlike ‘The Mad Mother’, written … Continue reading

John Harvey, Pax: painting monarchs into peace

John Harvey, Pax. Holland House Books, England. 2019. 354 pp. In his last novel, Subject of a Portrait (2014: my post on it is HERE; Mike Flay’s guest post HERE; Harvey’s own guest post HERE; see below for links to related … Continue reading