Don’t let Eastenders grind you down
Read Mick Hume in The Times (London) on why a 50-year-old Alan Sillitoe novel is far superior to today's grimy TV soaps.
Tuesday, 29 July:
‘Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, Alan Sillitoe’s classic novel of working-class life, is being republished on its fiftieth birthday. And to judge by the gutter culture of today, it’s not a moment too soon…’
Compared to the grimy world of modern TV soap, Alan Sillitoe’s Saturday Night and Sunday Morning is like a 50-year-old breath of fresh air. Read Mick Hume in The Times (London).
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