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Paint a Vulgar Picture: Fiction Inspired by the Smiths [Paperback]

Peter Wild , Helen Walsh
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Praise for Perverted by Language


(Independent on Sunday)

Innovative and imaginative (Time Out)

A triumph (Word Magazine)

A fine prose collection (David Pollock The List 2009-05-14)

a good cross-section of contemporary British fiction and a testament to the lasting literary appeal of the group (Jeremy Pritchard City Life 2009-05-26)

[T]here is much to enjoy here... a worthy collection. (Phil Mongredien Q 2009-07-01)

Expect charming men and love at the cemetery gates. (Ian Lowey Nude Magazine 2009-06-01)

Catherine O'Flynn...manages to turn what might just be another story of the bullied boy at school into something quite transfixing... As story after story turned out to be a hit, I started to get a strange feeling of generational pride: those years of hours spent in bedrooms and bedsits, listening, thinking and scribbling didn't go to waste; I always knew the Smiths' fans would always turn out to be the best writers. (Toby Litt The Times 2009-06-20)


`A hit... I always knew the Smiths' fans would always turn out to be the best writers.'

About the Author

Peter Wild comes from a publishing and music journalism background. He is editing a series of collections of fiction based on the songs of rock and pop bands, published by Serpent's Tail (Perverted by Language [The Fall] - 9781852429294 and The Empty Page [Sonic Youth] - 9781852429560).Peter is the co-founder of www.bookmunch.co.uk. His writing and fiction have appeared in The Big Issue, Nude, Alt Sounds, City Life and 3AM.
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