Reviews Of Potter's Recent Works
Paul Delany (review date Winter 1988–89)
SOURCE: "Potterland," in The Dalhousie Review, Vol. 68, No. 4, Winter, 1988–89, pp. 511-21.
[In the following essay, Delany reviews several of Potter's works, including Pennies from Heaven, The Singing Detective, Christabel, and the two novels Ticket to Ride and Blackeyes.]
I was born into a coalminer's cottage in a stony village in what was then a relatively isolated Forest of Dean that heaves up in half-hidden layers of grey and green between two rivers on the assertively English side of the border with Wales. Brass bands, rugby football, nonconformist chapels with...
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