accountSlide

Search Results:


The Detainee’s Tale as told to Ali Smith

The Detainee’s Tale as told to Ali Smith - story

Ali Smith

The first thing that happens, you tell me, is that school stops. We are meeting in a room in a London university so that you can tell me, in anodyne safe surroundings, a bit about…

The Lover’s Tale as told to Kamila Shamsie

The Lover’s Tale as told to Kamila Shamsie - story

Kamila Shamsie

John’s childhood ambition was to be a pilot. Let’s sit with that a while. A boy grew up, like so many other boys all over the world, watching the skies, imagining himself in the endless…

The Lorry Driver’s Tale as told to Chris Cleave

The Lorry Driver’s Tale as told to Chris Cleave - story

Chris Cleave

 we aRen’T aT all like you. They keep us apart, for your protection. There’ll be a blue sign at the entrance to any ferry port or motorway services: you take this lane and we’ll take…

Rabbits of Baghdad

Rabbits of Baghdad - story

Raghad al-Suheil

I don’t think we did go blind, I think we are blind, blind but seeing, blind people who can see, but do not see. José Saramago   Saeed, drunk, opened the door. The rabbit hopped…