`...painstaking research, empathetic approach and ability to weave together
a vivid...social critique...This tenderly compiled book will still make you
weep' -- The Metro
"Aspden writes compassionately of his character, weaving
information into a gripping narrative...with a novelist's skill"
-- David Dabydeen, Independent, 22 June 2007
'Aspden's meticulous work does justice to a largely forgotten case.'
-- New Statesman
'Kester Aspden's brilliant book is extremely comprehensive,
involving painstaking research. It deserves to be studied.'
-- Harmit Athwal, Institute of Race Relations
'Nationality: Wog tells the harsh reality of a period which is
often looked back on with nostalgia'
-- The Herald, 29 May 2007
'This excellent and detailed book... Makes the reader confront
difficult questions about racism, policing and the care of the mentally
ill, questions that are still with us today.' -- The Tablet
'This is a shocking and engrossing story...the book is a kind of
In Cold Blood set in Leeds.'
-- Financial Times
A brilliant, fascinating book which revives the memory of David
Oluwale and tells his story as it should be told.
-- Denise Mina
A fascinating, well-researched and chilling narrative
-- Professor David Wall, University of Leeds
`The new David Peace, we're saying.'